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12 Suspects arrested on multiple drug related charges.
Deputies assigned to the Narcotics Division arrested 12 of 44 suspects in the Lealman area, culminating a four month long investigation called Operation Blue Crush. The suspects were arrested on multiple drug charges ranging from sale and possession of illicit drugs such as cocaine, as well as sale, possession and trafficking in several commonly abused prescription drugs such as oxycodone and hydromorphone.
The roundup was conducted from about 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 2012.
The Command Post was established in the north parking lot of Lealman Intermediate School located at 4900 28th Street North.
Narcotics detectives were able to develop the cases through information and complaints received from the community about drug activity in the area.
As of the evening of November 14, 2012, 12 suspects had been arrested on multiple drug related charges.
Frank Bomba DOB: 11/25/1983
Deborah Bomba DOB: 02/20/1956
Nancy Cobb DOB: 12/25/1958 (previously arrested)
Craig Coleman DOB: 04/29/1959
Kathy Dixon DOB: 08/21/1961 (previously arrested)
Ashley Duffy DOB: 01/19/1989 (previously arrested)
Robert Hanssen DOB: 04/18/1973
Nancy Manfredonia DOB:04/21/1957
Elizabeth Stenov DOB: 08/12/1981 (previously arrested)
Peggy Thompson DOB: 07/22/1955
Christopher Trommater DOB:09/19/1987
Suzanne Vizenor DOB: 03/24/1976
The suspects not arrested during the round-up will be sought in the days to come.
The investigation continues.