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Wickliffe police bust meth operation, arrest three people

Posted at 12:50 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 12:50:34-05

WICKLIFFE — Three people were arrested when Wickliffe police raided a home Monday following a five-month investigation into drug activity in the area.

At around 9 a.m., Wickliffe police, Lake County Narcotics agents and members of the West Lake County SWAT team converged on a residence in the 1400 block of Bellview Street.

Authorities arrested a 42-year-old man, a 33-year-old woman and a 19-year-old woman on felony drug charges. The names of the individuals have not been released.

Police said they found methamphetamine, cooking chemicals and other drug paraphernalia inside the home.

The raid and arrests were the culmination of a lengthy investigation into meth production in the city, authorities said.