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8 detained after DPS interrupts alleged drug deal

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Four suspects; Photo via DPS Four suspects; Photo via DPS
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Eight people were detained after officers interrupted an alleged drug transaction near 91st Avenue and Thomas.

The Department of Public Safety says they received a tip that there was a drug deal happening a Food City in the area.

When DPS officers approached a vehicle, eight people ran away from it.

All eight people were caught and just under 100 pounds of marijuana was seized from the vehicle.

ICE was called in to determine if the suspects' citizenship status and detained four of them as a result.

The four others are still in custody for further investigation of possession of marijuana.

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