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MS law enforcement nets $1-million in cash, 9 arrests and drugs

ATTALA COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Attala County Sheriff's Department wrapped up a year-long investigation with the arrest of nine suspects, and seizure of more than 118 pound of cocaine.

The investigation called "Operation King Ivory" also netted $1-million dollars in cash.

Operation King Ivory began with undercover street level drug buys and morphed into a multi-agency investigation of a drug-trafficking organization with a distribution network all over Mississippi connected to Texas.

Agents also seized assorted high-end vehicles and weapons.

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