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September 22, 2014, 3:19 pm
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Drug Ring Busted Up; 18 Arrested; Authorities Seize Cocaine, Heroin, Cash


At least six Springfield residents have been arrested in connection with a major cocaine and heroin trafficking ring that authorities say has been dealing drugs in Springfield, Decatur and across Central Illinois. 

 

Federal, state and local prosecutors say 30-year-old Eddi Ramirez of Paxton was the leader of the drug ring.  So far, 18 people, including the six from Springfield, have been arrested in connection with the nine-month investigation.

 

Authorities have also seized ten kilos of cocaine, three kilos of heroin, and nearly $900,000 in cash.

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