MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma -- Several Green Country law enforcement agencies will soon be getting additional funds, thanks to the sale of seized property of suspected drug dealers.
According to United State's Attorney's Office of Eastern Oklahoma, the total amount of $669,508.27 will be distributed to eight state agencies.
The property, located in Pittsburgh County, was seized by authorities after a 5-year investigation into a large methamphetamine operation in the McAlester area.
Authorities say the suspects used income from the sale of meth to purchase property and assets. They used different methods in an attempt to conceal the source of the income from law enforcement, according to investigators.
Eleven people were eventually charged in the operation and four tracts of land seized.
The money will be distributed to following agencies: