Green Country law enforcement gets $2 million in seized money from Operation Killa Gorilla

Officers get over $2 million after investigating operation "Killa Gorilla"

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — On Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, local law enforcement is getting a fitting gift.

Local and federal law enforcement agencies are getting funds seized in a recent drug operation dubbed Operation Killa Gorilla.

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Law enforcement officials from the Broken Arrow Police Department, Rogers County Sheriff’s Office, Claremore Police Department, Sapulpa Police Department, Owasso Police Department, Tulsa Police Department, Cherokee Nation Marshals Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Drug Enforcement Administration, and IRS were there for the event.

The $2 million being given out was taken from three defendants who authorities say were distributing K2 -- synthetic marijuana. The name of the operation is for the brand of K2 being distributed.

The investigation went on from 2012 to 2015.