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Drug task force arrests alleged drug dealer

CLARKSTON — A drug task force has arrested a suspected drug dealer and seized a “large number of pills” believed to be fentanyl.

Justin W. Hoffman, 38, of Clarkston, was arrested Thursday, March 21, and booked into the Asotin County Jail on a charge of possession of a controlled substance (fentanyl) with intent to deliver.

According to Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers, who also serves as commander of the Quad Cities Drug Task Force, Hoffman was arrested following a traffic stop.

“Detectives had been actively monitoring the subject’s activities, which lead to obtaining a search warrant for th...


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