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Operation ‘Blue Dragon’ drug net ends in 31 arrests

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Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:30 pm

A task force of detectives from Prince William, Manassas and Manassas Park culminated a three-month investigation into street level heroin and prescription drug dealing this week with seven search warrants and 31 arrests.

Over the course of the investigation, dubbed “Blue Dragon,” detectives obtained 41 arrest warrants for suspected dealers ranging in age from 20 to 86 years old, said Prince William police spokesman Jonathan Perok.

Several raids happened Tuesday, with search warrants served at the following homes:

  • 3516 Bath Court in Dale City
  • 9402 Lomond Drive in Manassas
  • 122 Walden St., in Manassas Park
  • 8667 Braxted Lane in Manassas
  • 4129 Hoffman Drive in Dale City
  • 288 Manassas Drive in Manassas Park
  • 9717 Kennoway Court in Bristow

In all, police arrested 31 people. They are still searching for 10 more.

  • Click here to see the names, charges and arrest status
  • Click here for a gallery of mugshots from the operation

“After each arrest was made, detectives educated the individual on substance abuse and provided him or her with a pamphlet and other information on how to receive help for their addiction,” Perok said.

Police would like to remind residents of the importance of keeping prescription medications secure in their homes, and following doctor recommendations regarding use of the medication.

“If you possess any medication which you no longer need, please contact your physician or pharmacist on where you can properly dispose of the medication,” Perok said in a news release.

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  • littlepreciousthings posted at 5:14 pm on Tue, Oct 7, 2014.

    littlepreciousthings Posts: 1

    are you referring to janice and bud? i assume so - since you're referring to them being the first pictures you see.

    they are family friends, from my childhood. my mother hadn't seen them in eons, and decided to look bud up, to offer him some construction work, and google directed her to "blue dragon". then she called me, pretty upset. i am just floored. i hope they're ok!

  • Yeah Right posted at 4:12 pm on Mon, Nov 18, 2013.

    Yeah Right Posts: 121

    31 arrest and all they got was like 80 bucks a few rusted guns and some pills from a medicine cabinet... whats the return on investment in this raid.... oh let me guess... flip the low level dealers.....

  • bradley posted at 8:19 pm on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    bradley Posts: 5

    I just can't believe it took my grandparents being on the front page of this website for me to come to that realization.

  • guiltyuntilproveninnocent posted at 7:59 pm on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    guiltyuntilproveninnocent Posts: 20

    40 less votes for Hillary in 2016, thank god and I am not supporting repubicans. it starts at home, extends to the schools, but ultimately it comes down to the individual. hoodlums develop early in life and continue to pursue their bad habits and skills throughout life while draining our pocket books. black, white, latino... who really cares, I just want people to be a product part of society, be gainfully employed, pay their taxes, not commit crimes, help others, etc. versus allowing their federal government and others to pander to their poor decisions. have empathy, guilt, etc. and you continue to support their selfishness. blame it on the drugs and you are just as stupid as my ex-felon brother, who I sent to prison, and his dead bestfriend (his drug mule). my brother is at least alive and realizes better to employed and law abiding versus bent-over in the pokey. I could never figure out the desire to take drugs, especially after growing up with my druggie brother and realizing all his loser friends were destined for prison, jail, or the grave.

  • JuicyJ posted at 6:39 pm on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    JuicyJ Posts: 1

    I be fresh as hell if the feds watchin

  • DThom posted at 9:57 am on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    DThom Posts: 1

    "Not hurting anybody but themselves" topdawg ... REALLY??? People are dying every day from heroin or opiate overdoses, it's almost epidemic.

  • bradley posted at 5:41 am on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    bradley Posts: 5

    Why darn golly randy I cannot believe my ears ! It is inclement upon me to comment on your brash impulsiveness in selecting such vocabulary of vulgarity.

  • some_prick posted at 12:15 am on Thu, Nov 14, 2013.

    some_prick Posts: 31

    Damn these free-market, tax-free drug dealers. How are the good pharmaceutical tycoons supposed to sell their price-fixed, patented opiate analogues with degenerates like these running amok? Good thing we are cracking down on this permanently affixed black market that has been prevalent since antiquity. We need our plutocratic governed bureaucracies to tell us what psychoactive substance we can and can't take, and then too sell them to us.

    Now excuse me while I take my Zoloft, made with methane precursor, supplied by Exxon Mobil.

  • KC posted at 9:01 pm on Wed, Nov 13, 2013.

    KC Posts: 3

    Considering they're suspected dealers, I'd say they're not just hurting themselves.

  • topdawg posted at 8:18 pm on Wed, Nov 13, 2013.

    topdawg Posts: 5

    A free society can only educate its people not arrest them for not hurting anybody but themselves. [angry]


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