More than two dozen arrested for distribution of drugs


MANHATTAN, KS. (KSNT & WIAT) – More than two dozen people are now behind bars in connection to drug charges. Riley County Police Department in Kansas says, most of the people were arrested for the distribution of opiates, opium, narcotics or stimulants.

Officials say the arrests were made throughout the day on Tuesday, according to the Riley County jail logs.

U.S. Attorney for Kansas Stephen McAllister will hold a press conference to announce the results of a three-year criminal investigation in the Manhattan area.

This will be held at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Topeka.

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