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Undercover operation targets 45 in Greene County

Staff Report • Jul 30, 2013 at 6:34 AM

GREENEVILLE — Authorities were rounding up 45 people this morning on drug and other charges from an undercover operation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns announced in a news release.

Burns said charges included sale and delivery of prescription drugs, sale and delivery of crack cocaine, food stamp fraud and bribery.

About 60 charges were placed against 50 people, 45 of whom were targeted in this morning's raids.

Third Judicial District Task Force agents, Greene County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Greeneville Police Department began making arrests about 7 this morning.