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From the Emerald Triangle to the Sunflower State The inside story of Lawrence’s cross-country drug pipeline

Day 1: The Dahda Twins

A routine domestic disturbance call on a summer night in 2008 set in motion the biggest drug bust in Lawrence history.

Day 1: From the Emerald Triangle to the Sunflower State

The inside story of Lawrence’s cross-country drug pipeline

A routine domestic disturbance call on a summer night in 2008 set in motion the biggest drug bust in Lawrence history. Faced with a charge of illegally possessing a firearm, an ex-con involved in the domestic case began talking to investigators about a drug dealer he worked for. A federal wiretap investigation and a 43-person indictment followed, breaking open the biggest drug trafficking conspiracy ever seen in the area. By Ian Cummings and Shaun Hittle

Each of these locations played a part in an alleged drug conspiracy. From sending and receiving shipments to scouting new sources for drugs, the players in this case crossed state lines to allegedly keep the drug pipeline open.

The Dahda brothers allegedly stored drugs and money at this former fire station in Kansas City, Mo. Los bought the property in 2011 for $99,000, according to court records.

Gran-Daddy's BBQ, where police allege the Dahda brothers sold drugs.

Los Dahda, left, and Roosevelt Dahda, jail mugshots.

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