$2.76M in Cocaine Seized in Ga.-S.C. Drug Operation

The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, Beaufort/Jasper Multi-Agency Drug Task Force and DEA teamed up for "Operation Full Circle" to dismantle three drug rings.


A total of 23.40 kilograms of cocaine -- valued at $2.76 million -- was seized during a 20-month multi-agency investigation targeting drug rings in Georgia and South Carolina.

The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, Beaufort/Jasper Multi-Agency Drug Task Force and DEA teamed up for "Operation Full Circle" to dismantle the three drug rings, according to The Savannah Morning News.

On Monday, Chatham-Savannah officials announced that 23 kilograms of cocaine, worth more than $1 million, seized during one traffic stop was the largest drug seizure in the agency's 18-year history.

Thirty-nine suspects have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to violate the Georgia Controlled Substance Act.

Investigators also seized 10.9 pounds of marijuana, 10 firearms from convicted felons and a total of $312,769.

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