Two Dozen Arrested in Middle Tennessee Drug, Money-Laundering Sweep

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The U.S. Attorney's office says two dozen people have been arrested and several indicted in a major drug investigation in Middle Tennessee.

Officials say 31 indictments were issued for money laundering and narcotics.

The drug operation allegedly brought cocaine and marijuana into Tennessee from Mexico.

Investigators from several agencies raided businesses in Davidson, Rutherford and Williamson counties. They confiscated money, cars, weapons and drugs.

Officials say 300 law enforcement agents were involved in the arrests.

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