4 arrested in one of biggest drug busts in Geauga County history

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GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio -- The Geauga County Sheriff's Office held a press conference shortly after 1 p.m. Friday to announce the arrest of four drug trafficking suspects.

An investigation that began on June 3 led to a Newbury Township home where a large amount of money and drugs plus numerous guns were found.

Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland said some of the items were contained in safes found in hidden rooms.

Over $128,000 was seized. The sheriff's office estimated the street value of the drugs to be about $1.5 million.

Officials said they don't recall a drug operation bust larger than this in over 38 years in the county.

The suspects are set to appear in Chardon Municipal Court at 2:30 p.m. today.

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