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Man arrested on heroin charge

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 The Levy County Sheriff's Office and the Chiefland Police Department conducted a buy-bust drug operation and arrested Joseph "Angel" Wright, 23, of Mount Dora, for trafficking in heroin and oxycodone, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

The task force utilized a confidential informant  for the operation and issued 100 oxycodone pills to be used in the trade for for heroin with Wright. Wright met the informant at the Dawg House Bar in Fanning Springs and removed from his groin area 20 doses of heroin that was traded for the oxycodone. 

 The heroin drug deal is very rare for Levy County, according to the press release..  The last time DTF made a heroin arrest was in 2003.