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Agents arrest 15 in wild raid on Maplewood body shop

Federal agents swooped in on an auto body shop and immediately handcuffed the few dozen people working there at the time. By the time all was said and done, windows were smashed, doors broken, and agents had hauled off 15 people over alleged drug and immigration violations. The workers who weren't arrested were left dealing with a huge mess.
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