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Drugs, guns, furs and $1M in cash seized from drug ring

Left to Right: Steve Griffin, Christopher Whitfield, Tonia Whitfield (Photos: Cincinnati Police Department) Left to Right: Steve Griffin, Christopher Whitfield, Tonia Whitfield (Photos: Cincinnati Police Department)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A collaboration between Cincinnati Police, the FBI and the IRS helped put an end to a major drug-trafficking ring Thursday.

Christopher Whitfield, Steve Griffin, Tonia Whitfield, and Icierra Martin-Bronson pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Thursday to various trafficking charges.

The three were arrested in April of last year, after a series of raids that found large amounts of cocaine, heroin, seven firearms and $1 million.

Agents also seized: three properties in Cincinnati, five vehicles including two luxury vehicles and a motorcycle, multiple pieces of jewelry, Gucci and Rolex watches, two ballistic vests, a number of “mink” fur coats and vests, 13 designer handbags and Beats headphones and ear buds.

All four suspects could face a minimum of 20 years in prison when sentenced.

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