Drug round-up in Lee County nets 48 suspects


Dozens of suspects have been indicted and taken into custody following a drug round-up in Lee County.

A report from Commonwealth's Attorney Fuller Cridlin said true bills were returned by a grand jury on 24 individuals while another 24 were arrested after officers secured warrants. The operation consisted of 77 drug-related charges.

Cridlin noted some of the drugs included in the investigation were methamphetamine, pain killers like oxycodone, synthetic marijuana and cocaine.