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Drug sweep nets 19

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) -

HATTIESBURG, MS (AP) - Hattiesburg police officers have so far charged 19 people caught in a series of drug raids.

The American reported on Friday that HPD department spokesman Sgt. Allan Murray said officers made 49 felony arrests, seized three weapons, one automobile, six marijuana plants, one pound of marijuana and 1.5 ounces of cocaine during Operation Tap Out.

The drug sweep was conducted on Sunday. Most of those arrested were arraigned on Monday and Tuesday.

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