WACO (AP) — Investigators say 19 suspects have been arrested on federal drug trafficking charges in an alleged Central Texas methamphetamine ring based in the Waco area.
Prosecutors say all of the defendants remain in custody pending detention hearings next week in federal court in Waco.READ MORE: Increased Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments To Start In July
An indictment unsealed Thursday charges each defendant with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Officials say the male and female suspects are from Dallas, Waco, Whitney and Austin.READ MORE: Robert Durst Was Acquitted Of Murder In Texas, Now His Trial In California Resumes After A Long Delay
Authorities allege the drug ring has operated since 2017.MORE NEWS: Flash Flood Watch As Weeklong Wet Weather Stretch Drenches North Texas
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