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Last of Operation Songbird defendants are sentenced

| Staff Reporters

Beginning in 2018, the DEA and the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office partnered in an investigation into a Drug Trafficking Organization responsible for distributing kilogram amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, and fentanyl within Okaloosa County.

Named Operation Songbird, the years long investigation utilized numerous investigative techniques to identify members of the Drug Trafficking Organization and locations utilized by the Drug Trafficking Organization.

Operation Songbird, which started in 2018, led to the sentencing of 10 individuals for crimes related to a drug trafficking organization. The investigation also led to the seizure of $133,037 in vehicles, $157,315 in jewelry, and $217,153 in US Currency.


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