Amherst Sheriff's Dept.: "Operation Avalanche" Arrests Now at 77

Amherst Co, VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office has arrested several more people in connection with their largest drug round up ever.

Officials call it 'Operation Avalanche.'

The total number of arrests is now at 77.

Investigators say that 32 people are still at large. In all, the group faces almost 250 charges.

Most are charged with selling drugs, from marijuana to meth.

Officials say the arrests are the result of several investigations that began January of this year.