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Prescription drug bust ends in 16 arrests

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After a year-long drug investigation by Kentucky State Police, 16 people are no behind bars. After a year-long drug investigation by Kentucky State Police, 16 people are no behind bars.

HARDIN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - After a year-long drug investigation by Kentucky State Police, 16 people are no behind bars.

The probe titled "Operation Pill Crusher" netted arrests of 14 residents of Elizabethtown and one New Haven resident. A warrant was also served on an inmate at the Green River Correctional Complex in Central City.

Officials said that the prescription drugs being illegally sold included Morphine, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone.

Detectives served the arrest warrants on June 28 after spending two weeks pursuing indictments through a Hardin County grand jury.

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