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Police nab 17 in sweep

February 15, 2014

Law enforcement officers make an arrest in Columbia City during a sweep that was spearheaded by the Whitley County Drug Task Force. At least 17 people were booked, and investigations date back to May 2013. Nicole Ott/Post & Mail photo.

COLUMBIA CITY — Seventeen people were arrested Thursday evening after several police officers came together to serve arrest warrants.

The Whitley County Drug Task Force spearheaded a sweep of Whitley County Thursday afternoon, serving 14 warrants for methamphetamine-related crimes, and booking three more in the process.

According to a press release from the Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office, some investigations date back as far as May 2013.

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