• Police release names of 32 arrested in Mon Valley drug sweep

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    MCKEESPORT, Pa. - Police issued 70 warrants Wednesday for people suspected of trafficking drugs in the Monongahela Valley, the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office said.

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    Officers have taken 27 men and five women into custody. Police also seized two handguns and one assault rifle.

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    The arrests were made in connection with the alleged trafficking of heroin and crack cocaine in McKeesport.

    The raid started in the early-morning hours and those accused of drug offenses -- major and minor ones -- were brought to the Palisades Event Center in McKeesport before going before the local magistrate.

    The warrants are the result of a lengthy investigation with several police agencies, the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office said.


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