6ABC Action News has an Associated Press story up on its website that reports that a drug ring with connections to Columbia has resulted in 32 arrests, which includes seven people who live or own a business in MoreThanTheCurve.com’s coverage area (Conshohocken, West Conshohocken, Plymouth and Whitemarsh). Overall, 32 people were arrested. According to a story in the Times Herald, four were charged with violations of the Drug Act and the 28 others included some customers.
From AP/6ABC’s article:
Authorities announced the 32 arrests Wednesday and said they seized 12.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, 20 ounces of cocaine, eight guns, five vehicles and more than $44,000 following the arrests.
The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office says it learned last year that a heroin trafficking investigation in Colombia had possible links to Pennsylvania. Authorities say they identified a Norristown resident on a wiretap speaking with a Colombian drug trafficker.
The people with local ties that were arrested are:
We only recognize one person, Leonard A. Januzelli, who owns Lenny’s, the popular Conshohocken deli that is known for its roast pork. We will update this story when we learn more.