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Braidwood drug arrests, 14 defendants in custody

Fourteen defendants are in custody following a narcotic sweep in Braidwood Thursday. Braidwood Police rounded up the individuals who are all charged with dealing cocaine and heroin. Police also discovered and dismantled a crystal meth lab.

This was a 3-month drug investigation. Braidwood Police Chief Nick Ficarello said officers from several agencies swept the area Thursday morning.

The investigation involved the Wilmington, Channahon and Elwood Police Police, Will County and Grundy County Sheriff’s Departments, the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Metro Area Narcotics Squad.

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