Mercer said the long nature of the investigation might have led some people to believe that area law enforcement was not dealing with the local drug problem. However, Mercer was pleased with the results of the investigation.
He said this drug organization is “the primary source for methamphetamine in the county and certainly was something that needed to be done. We’ve done this many times over the years and it seems like it always flares back up with another group. But we can’t stop fighting.”