13 ar­rested in con­nec­tion with co­caine-traf­fick­ing net­work

The Washington Times Daily - - Metro -

Thir­teen peo­ple were ar­rested Mon­day af­ter be­ing in­dicted as part of a net­work that dis­trib­uted co­caine in the D.C. area, law en­force­ment au­thor­i­ties said.

The 13 ar­rested were among 27 de­fen­dants named in an in­dict­ment re­turned Thurs­day and par­tially un­sealed Mon­day.

The de­fen­dants are charged with con­spir­acy to dis­trib­ute and pos­ses­sion with in­tent to dis­trib­ute co­caine.

Raids through­out the area by sev­eral agen­cies net­ted a shot­gun, a ri­fle, nine hand­guns, co­caine and mar­i­juana, cash, and five ve­hi­cles.

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