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Drug bust 100 arrested: Connecticut drug roundup

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Hundreds of law enforcement officers were involved in a large roundup across Connecticut and other states on Wednesday morning.

Homeland Security said it was executing numerous federal and state arrest and search warrants with help from other federal, state and local law enforcement groups.

Drug bust leads to 100 arrests

Authorities say agents with Immigration and Custom Enforcement's homeland security investigations division executed numerous arrest and search warrants in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico.

Sources told Fox 5 News that the operation is focused on the large-scale trafficking of heroin and cocaine.

700 law enforcement officers from the Secret Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Connecticut state police and several town police departments were involved in the operation.

Homeland Security says more information about the massive law enforcement operation would be announced later Wednesday.

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