NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say 11 Vice Lord gang members are among 17 people indicted on drug and firearms charges in Middle Tennessee.
According to the indictment released Monday, the object of the drug distribution conspiracy included the acquisition of large quantities of controlled substances, including, but not limited to, cocaine and marijuana.
Authorities say there were also actual and attempted acts of violence including murder, attempted murder and assault to protect the gang's criminal operations.
Fifteen of the 17 defendants are in custody. Two remain at large.
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