LPD arrest 19 people in high-level meth trafficking investigation

LPD arrest 19 people in high-level meth trafficking investigation

LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - Lawton police have arrested 19 people and seized a large amount of drugs after an investigation that began in January.

According to a press release from the Lawton Police Department, the LPD Special Operations section have been involved in multiple investigations involving high-level methamphetamine traffickers.

Police seized approximately 7.5 pounds of meth, which has a street value of around $272,400. They also obtained close to 65 grams of heroin, which would be worth around $6,500.

Police say 19 people were arrested during the investigation.

Detectives also seized $5,000 in cash, multiple guns and a vehicle. They were also able to retrieve stolen property from a recent burglary, and return the property to the victim.

You can count on us to keep you updated as we learn more about this case.

Copyright 2020 Texoma News Network. All rights reserved.