VIDEO: Deputies round up drug suspects in secret operation

VIDEO: Deputies round up drug suspects in secret operation

CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - A three-month investigation led to secret indictments against 32 drug suspects in Clermont County, the sheriff's department announced Friday.

FOX19 NOW tagged along with the Narcotics Unit for "Operation Legal Assembly" - an arrest roundup of the alleged drug offenders. Watch portions of the operation in the video above.

The individuals are facing charges related to the manufacturing or distribution of methamphetamine. Clermont County has the second high arrest numbers for meth labs and drug arrests in the area.

"I am extremely proud of the exceptional teamwork displayed by a number of different units within the Sheriff's Office, which resulted in the timely arrest of the individuals manufacturing and selling drugs to the citizens of Clermont County," said Chief Deputy Leahy.

Law enforcement from Union Twp., Miami Twp. and Goshen Twp. Police Departments assisted in the operation.

In total, 29 individuals were arrested in the operation. Three suspects remain at large.

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