Mesquite Drug Bust Leads To Break-Up Of Large Nation-Wide Drug Ring

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A big drug bust in Mesquite.

Mesquite Police and federal drug agents made numerous arrests and confiscated a large stash of cash, firearms, ammo, 1,500 pounds of marijuana and thousands of packages of marijuana edibles and and vape cartridges.

It started when they arrested a local drug dealer who led them up the line to a number of high level drug traffickers in what is described as "a large-scale drug trafficking operation" responsible for distributing narcotics across the country.