'Hustlas Don't Sleep' drug trafficking organization taken down by FBI, local police

'Hustlas Don't Sleep' drug trafficking organization taken down by FBI, local police

PITTSBURGH — Officials with the FBI told Channel 11 the streets are a little safer after the takedown of the 'Hustlas Don't Sleep', or HDS, gang accused of drug trafficking.

Agency officials said the FBI worked with local law enforcement to dismantle the operation.

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Between June and November 2019, local agencies have dismantled three significant drug trafficking organizations.

19 members of the gang were charged in federal court with drug trafficking and weapons violations after investigators said they terrorized Monroeville, McKeesport and Wilkinsburg. The gang is accused of dealing fentanyl, crack cocaine and heroin.

Law enforcement is still searching for Jason Jackson in connection with the gang. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to called police right away.

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