More than 50 drug dealers rounded up in major N.M. bust

A serious heroin problem has plagued parts of the state for years

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 50 drug dealers and distributors in different parts of the state were rounded up as part of two federal investigations, U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales said Thursday.

"Both addressed both ends of the drug trafficking scourge in New Mexico: the transporters in the south and the people who sell the drugs at a street level in the north," Gonzales said.

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