40 charged for trafficking heroin after major drug sweep in Richland County

40 busted for trafficking heroin in drug sweep
40 busted for trafficking heroin in drug sweep
Posted at 10:43 AM, Oct 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 10:46:29-04

Around 40 people have been indicted for trafficking drugs after a multi-agency drug sweep, according to a news release from Richland County Sheriff J. Steve Sheldon.

Officials will hold a press conference Wednesday at 11 a.m. to discuss details of the case.


According to a federal indictment, the charges listed trafficking in heroin and other drugs. 

The investigation was a joint effort between the FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency, Mansfield Police, Richland County Sheriff's Office and Metro-Richland County Enforcement Unit.

No other details were immediately released.