HUNTSVILLE — One woman sleeping inside a car as she waited for her boyfriend, and another woman showing up to search for her husband. That was the start of a major meth distribution ring disruption Wednesday, March 8.

A total of nine people were arrested after what started with officers stopping to check on a woman who appeared to be asleep inside a vehicle parked outside a residence, according to reports filed by the Scott County Sheriff's Department.

Drug agent Kris Lewallen and criminal interdiction officer Keith Hawkins initiated the bust after stopping to check on a woman who appeared to be asleep inside a vehicle outside a residence owned by Junior Byrge.

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The complete story can be found in the March 16, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.

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