Scott County Sheriff's Department drug agent Kris Lewallen and Sgt. Danny Phillips escort a prisoner into the Scott County Justice Center on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Photo submitted)

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.

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The complete story can be found in the Jan. 19, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.