AR: Drug arrests give town hope

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October 17, 2011
AOL News    
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"As rampant drug dealing and violent crimes crept into the isolated Mississippi River city of Helena-West Helena, people in town knew something was up. But few bothered calling for help as gunfire rang out near the historic streets lined with boutique shops and boarded-up buildings. 'What are the police going to do? Nine times out of 10, they're just going to look the other way,' Bubba Sullivan said, echoing distrust voiced throughout town. Officials say a four-year federal investigation, dubbed 'Operation Delta Blues,' revealed that mistrust may not have been entirely misplaced." (10/17/11)

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