Two arrested in major drug bust in Sparta

A major drug bust took place in Sparta in the early morning hours on Friday, June 13.

The Sparta Police Department reported that around 1:30 a.m., the Sparta Police Department Drug Task Force was able to intercept one kilo of raw cocaine entering the city.

“This large quantity of narcotics was due to be sold in the Sparta/Randolph County area. The street value of these narcotics would have exceeded $30,000,” they stated in a press release.

For more on this incident, please see this week’s print edition.