Five more arrested in connection with heroin ring

WALWORTH CO. (WITI) -- Walworth County Sheriff's officials have announced the arrest of five individuals in connection with a heroin ring operating in the Lake Geneva and Delavan areas. This comes after three others were arrested back on February 7th, including Jamaal Shellie -- whom officials believe was the head of the group.

Walworth County Sheriff's officials say in the days that followed Shellie's arrest, a subject took over the alleged heroin ring right away with the same people that Shellie was selling to.

Through the use of an undercover officer, the drug unit purchased heroin from the subjects -- and the following five individuals were arrested on February 10th, 12th and 13th:

    The Walworth County Drug Unit says it expects more arrests as this investigation continues.

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