Feds arrest 43 in massive investigation into Texas drug trafficking dubbed ‘Operation Wrecking Ball’


Federal officials arrested 43 people last week after a more-than-three-year investigation into one of southeast Texas’ largest drug organizations.

Operation Wrecking Ball focused on drug trafficking and related crimes across multiple states, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

In addition to the arrests Tuesday and Wednesday, four people were already in custody and nine others remain at large. Authorities have seized more than $3.1 million as part of their investigation.

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