“Operation Blowout” caught 27 suspects—including one from Churchville—allegedly linked to a crystal methamphetamine ring that stretched from Mexico and Texas into Pennsylvania.
A four-year undercover investigation has resulted in the indictments of 27 people suspected of links to a crystal methamphetamine trafficking operation that stretched from Mexico and Texas and took root in Bucks, Montgomery, Berks, Lehigh and Tioga counties. Officials believe that the large network is responsible for the distribution of more than $3.5 million worth of crystal meth in southeastern and northern Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. Evidence obtained through undercover drug buys, wiretaps and other court-authorized surveillance was presented to a grand jury in 2011, which came back in Sept. 2012 with multiple criminal charges for each suspect. John D. Taylor, 53, of Churchville, was one of …
A methamphetamine trafficking organization that worked in Pennsylvania through Bucks and Montgomery counties have been caught in "Operation Blowout."
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A $3.5 million methamphetamine trafficking organization, which stretched from the Philadelphia suburbs – including Bucks and Montgomery counties – into the Lehigh Valley, has been stopped, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. “Operation Blowout,” a joint investigation, has identified 27 individuals allegedly linked to the ring that stretched from Mexico and Texas into Pennsylvania. Attorney General Linda Kelly, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan and Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler held a news conference at 11 a.m. Nov. 28th. Over the course of the entire investigation, agents and troopers executed nearly 30 search warrants, seizing approximately four pounds of crystal meth, one partially …