Several arrested in DeKalb County on drug charges

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Numerous individuals in DeKalb County have been arrested on a host of drug charges, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a statement on Wednesday.

The DeKalb County Drug Task Force is in the process of serving warrants on 32 people in an effort meant to stem the illegal sale of prescription drugs.

A total of 20 people have been arrested as part of the ongoing investigation.

“The increased mis-use of prescription pills is being addressed in this operation as we try to arrest the street dealers in the distribution network.” – Sheriff Jimmy Harris

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