GALVESTON, Texas An 18-month probe into illegal narcotics sales in three cities led to the arrest of five people and the seizure of drugs and cash, authorities said Friday.

Sheriff s deputies aided members of the FBI, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Galveston police in the Thursday seizure of what authorities said was $60,000 in cocaine, ecstasy and methamphetamine.

Officers also reported seizing $10,930 in cash from a residence at 18 Colony Park Circle in Galveston, according to a statement.

A search of the residence on Colony Park Circle led to the seizure of 9 ounces of cocaine, 129 grams of ecstasy and 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, authorities said. Authorities said they suspected the cash seized was from drug sales.

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