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Haywood County Operation nets 112 grams of fentanyl

Over four days, Haywood County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and agency partners led a large-scale operation that resulted in the seizure of 63 grams of methamphetamine, 112 grams of Fentanyl, 2.4 grams of cocaine, 6.8 grams of opioids and the arrests of 37 people.

On Oct. 19, deputies with the Criminal Suppression Unit/Narcotics Unit of the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Waynesville Police Department, Maggie Valley Police Department, Canton Police Department and North Carolina Probation and Parole participated in a large-scale operation focused on targeting drug traffickers in our community.

In addition to the many traffic stops, K9 deployments, and searches, significant arrests and seizures were made. Law Enforcement Officers seized 63 grams of methamphetamine, 112 grams of Fentanyl, 2.4 grams of cocaine and 6.8 grams of opioids, which resulted in the arrest of 37 people, 57 charges and the serving of 16 warrants.

If anyone has information regarding drug trafficking in Haywood County, please call the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office Crime Stoppers Tipline at 1.877.922.7463 or visit the Community Concerns Portal at haywoodncsheriff.com/community-tips-concerns.

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