The Mid-Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force seized more than $1 million in illegal narcotics in 2017.

The task force is responsible for Pettis, Miller, Hickory, Benton, Moniteau, Osage and the St. Clair counties.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Department thanked the force for their hard work on their Facebook page.

Benton County deputies said the force served 126 search warrants, arrested 513 suspects and seized $1,798,408.00 in illegal narcotics.

The sheriff’s department ended their post by saying, “Thank you for your service and personal sacrifice! You are appreciated here in Benton County!”

By Elizabeth Duesenberg | KMIZ