Operation Rolling Thunder comes to an end in Spartanburg County

Drugs, Guns and Cash seized in the operation

Ed Jenson
March 24, 2017 - 12:49 pm

Operation Rolling Thunder came to a close along I-85 and I-26 in Spartanburg County Friday morning...

Sheriff Chuck Wright said law enforcement seized a large amount of drugs during the four day operation.

The Sheriff said several buses were also stopped. A total of 19 agencies from thru-out the state took part in the operation.

The seized items included:

233 pounds of marijuana (street value of $1,000 per pound)

18 pounds of cocaine

11 pounds of black tar heroin (Over $1 million street value)

4,823 prescription pills ($144,000 street value)

$139,000 in cash (drug money)

Chuck Wright commented on the operation

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