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Ohio National Guard task force seizes $1 million worth of drugs in Cleveland

Posted at 11:49 AM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 11:49:24-04

CLEVELAND — Five people have been charged following a massive drug bust by the Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force in Cleveland.

The task force is comprised of members of the National Guard, Drug Enforcement Agency and local authorities.

According to authorities, task force members seized eight kilograms of cocaine, a kilogram of heroin, and 10 grams of fentanyl with a combined worth of more than $1 million.

The names of the individuals and their charges have not been released.

Since the start of this year, the task force has seized around 6,000 pounds of drugs totaling around $98 million, according to the Ohio Adjutant General’s Department.

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