Authorities: 19 arrested in major Monmouth County drug bust

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Nearly 20 people were arrested in a major drug bust around Monmouth County Thursday morning.

Federal and local authorities raided several houses and caught several alleged suppliers to a drug trafficking conspiracy.

Homes in Cliffwood, Neptune, Matawan, Long Branch and Keansburg were all targeted.

Most of those involved in the drug bust face the possibility of life in prison.

A 38-year-old Long Branch man is still at large in connection to the crime.

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