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Spokane Police Make Major Drug Bust Near Elementary School

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested two males and two females near Stevens Elementary Friday morning for Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Sell. Authorities say the bust came after multiple undercover operations, including the purchase of heroin at the home near Mission and Marshall during school hours.

Friday morning police executed a search warrant of the home and found what was described as a small amount of black tar heroin, along with a large amount syringes; some empty, and some loaded.

While heroin busts are not uncommon in Spokane, this particular operation was merely feet away from Stevens Elementary School, and police want parents to be aware of the danger and the fact that the suspects are now behind bars.

Police also say that the suspects could face more severe penalties for selling within 1,000 feet of a school.

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