HUNTSVILLE — More than 40 people were targeted by Scott County Sheriff’s Department deputies last week as part of a round-up of drug offenders who were wanted for either selling narcotics or violating terms of their probation.
Termed Operation Clean Sweep 2.0, the round-up involved a large number of deputies from the Sheriff’s Department, along with Winfield chief of police Steve Trammell.
According to SCSD drug agent Kris Lewallen, a total of 14 people were arrested as the team of law enforcement officers swept Scott County early Thursday morning, while some 29 others remain at large.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the Jan. 19, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.