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Drug raids lead to gang arrests in Longview

Released by Kristie Brian with Longview Police Department:

On 3-10-2011, at approximately 10 a.m., local authorities, along with Longview Police Department's Special Investigative Unit, SWAT, County Organized Drug Enforcement Officers and Agents from the DEA conducted raids at six locations throughout Longview. 

These raids were a culmination of a long investigation targeting this criminal street gang.

During the raids Officers were able to seize approximately 10 pounds of marijuana, 3000 hydrocodone pills, 8 handguns, and an undisclosed amount of currency. 

The narcotics seized had a combined street value of approximately $35,000.00.  Five suspects were arrested and booked in to the Gregg County Jail. 

The United States Attorney's Office has elected to adopt this case for federal prosecution.  All arrested individuals claimed to be members of the "Get Money Clique".

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