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Drug round-up continues in Dickenson County

By Lyndsey Price, lprice@wcyb.com
Published On: Mar 24 2014 04:53:48 PM CDT
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DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. -

The Dickenson County Sheriff's Office is continuing to look for people wanted on drug charges.

Sheriff Bobby Hammons tells us so far 26 of the 40 people wanted in Friday's drug round-up have been arrested. Click here to view mug shots.

He says three of the suspects still wanted are out of state, and two others are currently in the department of corrections.

Hammons tells us this is a part of an 18-month long investigation.

He says some of the information they've collected came from confidential informants and others are accused of selling drugs to undercover officers.

Hammons tells us most of the people arrested are facing multiple counts for distribution.