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Mt. Juliet High students arrested
MT. JULIET -- Two Mt. Juliet High students were arrested Wednesday morning on drug charges after a sweep of the four local public high schools by local law enforcement.

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office SROs and K-9 team in conjunction with the Lebanon Police Department and members of the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force performed a simultaneous sweep on the four high schools.

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  • LOCAL SCHOOLS -- Two face drug charges LOCAL SCHOOLS -- Two face drug charges

    Mt. Juliet High students arrested
    MT. JULIET -- Two Mt. Juliet High students were arrested Wednesday morning on drug charges after a sweep of the four local public high schools by local law enforcement.

    The Wilson County Sheriff's Office SROs and K-9 team in conjunction with the Lebanon Police Department and members of the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force performed a simultaneous sweep on the four high schools.

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MAKAYLAH EVERETT and LAURIE EVERETT / The Wilson Post

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