Officers arrested 18 suspects on Wednesday following an undercover drug investigation in Butler County.
Authorities say a lengthy, undercover investigation was completed by the Butler Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Taskforce, targeting marijuana, prescription drug and heroin abusers.
Secret indictments were handed down by the court against several people from Middletown, Hamilton, Fairfield, Liberty Township, West Chester and Preble County.
The following suspects were arrested during the drug warrant round-up:
Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones tweeted about the arrests on Wednesday:
"@ButlerSheriff: My undercover BURN Agents arrested 18 felony drug dealers on secret indictments. This will put another major dent in drug trafficking in B.C."
Authorities say the round-up developed new information, leading to a search warrant in the 100 block of North 7th Street in Hamilton. Agents seized approximately 6 grams of heroin, marijuana, pills, needles, scales and several hundred dollars in cash during the raid.
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