Peggy D. Sweat, 41, of Hampton, was charged with drug trafficking in Bradford County on Saturday.
An illegal pill mill distribution ring bust led to the arrest of nine suspects in western Bradford County early Saturday morning.
Bradford County Sheriff’s Office launched “Operation Walking Dead” Friday when the task force used several undercover agents to purchase and sell illegal prescriptions at Dyal Cemetery near the Bradford-Union County line.
At 3 a.m. Saturday, officers arrested nine suspects and seized six vehicles used to traffic the drugs.
Sheriff Gordon Smith said the prescriptions were lawfully prescribed to patients by their doctor. The drug dealers would purchase the pills from the patient and mark them up, making a profit.
“Some of these suspects looked like zombies when we arrested them,” Smith said.
The investigation is still ongoing and Smith said property seizures are likely.
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