67 arrests made after “Operation Summer Heat”

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(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)

MIAMI COUNTY, (WISH) – “Operation Summer Heat” helps arrest  67 in north central Indiana last week.

Six police departments spent five days finding illegal narcotics, using unmarked police cars along U.S. 31 in Miami and Fulton County.

The goal was to catch those who use the Indiana roads to transport and sell illegal narcotics.

From June 24 to June 27 and again on June 29, officers made 67 arrests, 21 of those were felony charges.

Officers found heroin, ecstasy, marijuana and numerous unknown substances. 62 citations and 156 traffic warnings were issued. Five drivers were arrested for impaired driving.

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