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Twenty Arrests Made in Months-Long Drug Investigation in Dayton

Twenty people have been arrested in a months-long drug investigation in Dayton, the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force announced on Thursday.

From the investigation and warrants, investigators announced that the following was seized:

  • 358 Grams of Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice)
  • 289 Pills made from illicit Fentanyl
  • 64 grams of Fentanyl (powder)
  • 4.6 grams of heroin
  • 11.3 grams of Cocaine
  • 2,248 grams of marijuana
  • Three loaded firearms
  • $11,375 US Currency

Some of the individuals facing indictment are still at large, a news release said. The twenty people arrested face state charges, but additional state or federal charges are possible, a news release said.

The investigation began in January.

Campbell County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office presented the investigation to the grand jury and obtained felony indictments on fourteen identified offenders.

Seven search warrants were obtained and these, along with the warrants on indictment were executed with the assistance of officers, deputies, and agents from the following law enforcement agencies:
Dayton Police Department

Ft. Thomas Police Department

Drug Enforcement Administration

Newport Police Department

Covington Police Department

Cincinnati Police Department

Kentucky Probation and Parole

Campbell County Police Department

Campbell County Sheriff’s Department

Further details were not released.

Here are the mugshots of those arrested: