Seven arrested in big Kansas drug bust

SYRACUSE, Kan. | Seven people have been arrested on more than 50 drug crimes in Syracuse after a joint investigation.

Hamilton County Sheriff Richard Garza says his department and 15 other law enforcement agencies worked on the case for two months.

Garza said the counts against the suspects include conspiracy, possession and distribution and sale of cocaine; misdemeanor and felony counts of drug paraphernalia; and selling cocaine within a thousand feet of a school zone.

The Southwest Kansas Drug Task Force is a multi-agency collaboration across 14 counties of southwest Kansas.