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27 people charged in multimillion dollar PA meth ring

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 28, 2012 1:04 PM
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(Philadelphia) -- More than two dozen people have been charged in a $3.5 million methamphetamine trafficking network that stretched from Mexico to Pennsylvania.

State Attorney General Linda Kelly, state police and other investigators have announced the arrests of 27 suspects, who face a variety of drug and related charges.

They say the ring involved a network of dealers who transported as much as a pound of drugs every two weeks into Reading and Philadelphia.

The drugs were then allegedly repackaged and resold in the Philadelphia area, the Lehigh Valley and north-central Pennsylvania.

Authorities say the bulk quantities of the drug were coming from Mexico and moved across the border in Texas.

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