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Forty Individuals Facing Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges as the Result of a Multi-Agency Investigation in Southeastern New Mexico

Thirty-nine individuals residing in Eddy, Chaves and Lincoln Counties, N.M., and one from west Texas are facing drug trafficking and firearms charges as the result of a multi-agency investigation targeting drug traffickers in southeastern New Mexico.  The investigation culminated this morning when 27 of the defendants were arrested during an early morning law enforcement operation led by the DEA and the HIDTA Region VI Pecos Valley Drug Task Force.  Another 13 of the defendants were arrested during the course of the investigation. 

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