Nearly 50 arrested in Sevier County drug roundup

SEVIERVILLE (WATE) – Nearly 50 people have been arrested in a massive Sevier County drug roundup dubbed “Operation Spring Fever.”

A release form the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office says after a six-month undercover street level drug operation, a grand jury indicted 73 people at the end of last week. Forty-eight of them are currently in police custody and deputies are actively searching for the remaining 25.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force and the Tennessee Dept. of Corrections all assisted local authorities.

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