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      Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force Arrests More Than 20 In Multicounty Bust

      Charlotte County, VA - Twenty-four men and women got an early morning wakeup call Friday from the Tri-County Drug & Gang Task Force. Investigators with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Lunenburg County Sheriff's Office, and Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Appomattox Field Office executed multiple arrest warrants at residences in Charlotte, Lunenburg, Appomattox, Prince Edward and Mecklenburg counties in the predawn hours Friday.

      The arrests are the culmination of a ten month investigation into illegal drug distribution and use in the area.

      Those arrested taken into custody Friday without incident. Charges range from illegal distribution of prescription drugs and methamphetamines to child endangerment.

      Additional charges and arrests are pending at this time.