Narcotics investigation leads to 142 arrests

Narcotics investigation leads to 142 arrests

The final number of arrests in a weeklong Richmond County narcotics operation was 142, Lt. Robert Partain said.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office concluded a seven-day series of street-level investigations Monday, Partain said. During the operation, the Narcotics Division's staff was doubled.

The investigation concentrated on the Harrisburg, Laney-Walker, Turpin Hills, Meadowbrook and Boykin Road areas. Investigators seized drugs, four vehicles and eight firearms, and executed four search warrants during the operation, Partain said.

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