The Duncan Banner

August 30, 2013

Several arrests made in drug sweep

The Banner Staff
The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN —  Authorities made several arrests today in a drug sweep of the Elm Terrace Apartment complex in Duncan that included numerous sheriff’s and police units and a helicopter that circled above.

Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney said five or six arrests had been made at the complex in the vicinity of C Street and Elm as of 8:45 a.m. Friday as a result of undercover investigations involving drugs.

He said the sweep was coordinated by the District 06 Drug and Violent Crime Task Force under Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks. He said it was among periodic actions taken by the task force.

Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford said his officers made one arrest as part of the operation.

Sheriffs deputies, DPD and officials with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics took part.