MT. STERLING, Ky. (WKYT) - The Mount Sterling Police Department says a drug task force has arrested nine people involved in a large drug trafficking operation.
The police department is part of the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Gateway Area Drug Task Force, which conducted a months-long investigation into the drug activity, leading to the arrests on Tuesday.
The task force conducted search warrants in Montgomery and Fayette counties to dismantle the drug trafficking organization. The suspects are from Montgomery, Fayette and Pike counties.