On Tuesday approximately 30 law enforcement officers from the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, and the Marion City Police Department searched for nearly 50 people wanted for involvement in the Illegal drug trade in
On August 21 Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager conducted a special grand jury to hear and to decide on the indictments from this investigation. Hundreds of hours were spent by law enforcement and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in preparation for this day.
At approximately , on Tuesday five arrest teams fanned out across the city and county to search for those wanted on drug trafficking charges.
Nearly all of the issued warrants were for mid- to street-level dealers of various types of illegal drugs.
All of the suspects arrested Tuesday will be arraigned in Marion Municipal Court today.
Major Bill Collins Commander of the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force encourages the citizens of
To report suspected drug dealers in your neighborhoods call 740-375-TIPS (8477).
Major Collins also noted, “The operation has been dubbed Revolving Door, as over 90% of those being arrested have had prior drug related convictions.