LPD arrest 19 people in high-level meth trafficking investigation

Updated: Feb. 13, 2020 at 3:28 PM CST
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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.

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