Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:37

Deputies arrest 5 people allegedly operating Detroit drug ring

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DETROIT - Five people allegedly operating a drug ring in Somerset County were arrested after an early morning bust in Detroit.

At around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, Somerset County sheriff's deputies searched a home on North Road.


Inside the residence, authorities found 26 grams of crack cocaine, a small amount of heroin, various pills and more than $7,400 in cash.


Police say the drugs are worth $2,800.


Sheriff's Deputies then arrested five people on drug trafficking and possession charges.


They include 34-year-old Lucas Judkins and 30-year-old Tabatha Lombard, both of Detroit, as well as 21-year-old Chelsea Clements of Plymouth.


Also arrested were 26-year-old Dashawn White and 34-year-old Jamel Champagne of New York.


Lombard and Clements are being held on $10,000 cash bail. The other three are being held on $20,000 cash bail.


They are all due back in court on Nov. 14.


Authorities say this is an ongoing investigation and more charges are expected.

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