Morgan County authorities bust drug ring

Morgan County authorities bust drug ring

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WARTBURG (WATE) -- Fourteen people are indicted on federal charges relating to a drug ring in Morgan County.

The Morgan and Anderson County Sheriff's Departments along with the Oliver Springs Police Department all worked together on the investigation, which lasted more than a year.

Officers say the group was manufacturing methcathinone also known as "cat." The drug is similar to methamphetamine.

The suspects are all facing possible sentences of 20 years or more in prison.

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