Twenty-five people were arrested during a day-long drug bust in Franklin County on Wednesday following lengthy police investigations.
State police and the Frankfort police department jointly announced the arrests. Both departments participated in the investigations, some of which lasted as long as 18 months, according to a news release.
Police made the first arrest at about 5 a.m. Wednesday. By 3 p.m., they had served 25 out of 34 warrants, most of which are for trafficking in a controlled substance.
The majority of Wednesday's arrests are for pill-trafficking; seventeen people were arrested for allegedly selling Oxycontin, Percocet, Hydrocodone, Xanax or methadone. Others were accused of selling or possessing cocaine, marijuana or morphine. One man was accused of selling Suboxone, which is used to treat addiction to other drugs.
The ages of those arrested range from 18 to 42. Everyone was arrested without incident and lodged in the Franklin County Regional jail.