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ABINGDON, VA (WJHL) – Twenty-three people were charged in U.S. District Court in Abingdon, Va. Thursday following a federal criminal complaint about a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in multiple states.

According to a Department of Justice news release, U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy announced Thursday that a multi-agency investigation related to methamphetamine trafficking led to arrest warrants being issued for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

A total of 23 people were charged for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in California, Arizona, South Carolina and Virginia.

Following arrests made Thursday morning, law enforcement officers from federal, state and local agencies executed seven search warrants in Virginia and South Carolina, which led to the seizure of methamphetamine and money.

According to the release, Washington County, Va. Sheriff’s Office, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, Smyth County Sheriff’s Office, Bristol, Va. Sheriff’s Office, Abingdon Police Department, Bristol, Va. Police Department, Virginia State Police, U.S. Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration.








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