More than 2 Dozen Arrests in Local Drug Bust

More than 2 dozen arrests were made in a local drug bust.

12 of the suspects were arraigned Thursday in Newport District Court. Newport Police, working with the DEA and Middletown Police, conducted a 5 month long undercover investigation.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for 25 suspects, all accused of dealing crack, cocaine, marijuana, extasy, and prescription drugs.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.