32 Face Charges in Southeast Missouri Drug Raid

SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — Nearly three dozen people are facing drug charges after a roundup in two southeast Missouri counties.

KFVS-TV reports that authorities in Mississippi and Scott counties arrested 32 people early Friday. Kevin Glaser of the SEMO Drug Task Force says the arrests were all for the sale, distribution or manufacture of a controlled substance. All 32 face felony charges.

The arrests followed an 18-month investigation.

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