A drug ring in southeastern Oklahoma was dismantled early Friday morning.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) along with the Clayton Police Department ended their year-long drug distribution investigation, resulting in numerous arrests in Clayton, OK.
Around 7:00 a.m., authorities were armed with 43 arrests warrants for defendants accused of selling methamphetamine and prescription medications.
Most of the defendants lived in Clayton, while others resided in areas of Pushmataha, Latimer, and Le Flore County.
As of 10:30 a.m., 23 of the 43 defendants were in custody along with three additional individuals arrested for outstanding warrants.
Those in custody were transported to the Pushmataha County Jail. All are facing several charges that include distributing controlled substances.