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Multiple people arrested in drug-related raid at Salisbury home

SALISBURY TWP., Pa. - Officials have released more information about why two people were taken into custody after an early morning raid at a Lehigh County home.

Salisbury Township police, state police and FBI agents all converged on a home in the 1600 block of Emmaus Avenue, near South 12th Street, around 5:30 a.m. Friday.

A man was seen being taken away in handcuffs. The same happened with a woman a few hours later.

Justice Department officials told 69 News the arrest was part of a drug-related investigation involving cocaine and heroin.

Authorities were also seen searching cars, motorcycles, and a boat in the home's backyard.

In all, seven people were arrested at different locations and are now facing drug charges related to the investigation.

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