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Dozens facing charges in Franklin County following increased patrols

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ROCKY MOUNT, VA -

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department increased patrols for five days, as an effort to increase their presence and deter criminal activity.

The enhanced patrol initiative allowed teams of deputies to focus on specific areas, as a way of being proactive.

In total, 33 criminal charges were handed out, including 24 drug violations and 3 weapon offenses. There were also 24 traffic citations, 60 warning summons and 4 wanted people were taken into custody.