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'Operation Play 60' underway in Lincoln Co. to round up drug suspects

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LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) -

Investigators in Lincoln County are spending the day rounding up 60 people wanted for various drug-related charges.

The round-up, deemed Operation Play 60 by the Sheriff's Office, got underway shortly after a briefing at 5:30 a.m. in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center.  

The 60 suspects targeted in the round-up are facing a total of 206 felony drug charges.  

The suspects are street-level and large-scale traffickers and less than 25 percent are repeat offenders, according to the Sheriff's Office.

They range in age from 15 to 67 years old.

Anyone who wants to report a drug crime can do so by calling the tip line number at 704-736-8422.

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