• Meth and heroin seized, 14 arrested during emphasis patrol in King County

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    KING COUNTY - A multiagency emphasis patrol led to the arrest of 14 people and the seizure of methamphetamine and heroin in King County on Sept. 5. 

    In total, deputies said 309 grams of methamphetamine, 37 grams of heroin and a stolen handgun were seized. 

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    Deputies said the 14 arrests included: 

    -Four on new felony charges; 
    -Three for Department of Corrections violations; 
    -One of a suspect wanted in connection with a Kent robbery;
    -Five for misdemeanor warrants;
    -One for a felony warrant. 

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    The patrol featured personnel from the King County Sheriff's Office, the Department of Corrections, the KCSO Gang Unit, Burien detectives, the Metro Street Crimes Unit and TAC-30. 

    "A big thanks to all of our partners that helped us with this very successful emphasis patrol," a spokesperson for the KCSO wrote in a news release. 

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