“Massive” Drug Enforcement Action Underway

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Federal, state and local authorities have arrested nearly 100 people across southeastern Connecticut accused of being involving in trafficking heroin and cocaine from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Authorities say agents with Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s homeland security investigations division executed numerous arrest and search warrants Wednesday morning across New London County.

Federal officials have released few details about the raids. An announcement is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Federal authorities say the arrests were part of a “massive” law enforcement operation that also included the Secret Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Connecticut state police and several town police departments.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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