The Chesapeake Bay Drug and Gang Task Force was in action last Thursday conducting “Operation Trojan Horse”. According to Essex County Sheriff Arnie Holmes the early-morning operation resulted in 8 people arrested. 7 were charged with illegal drug distribution and 2 of those were also charged with distributing drugs within 1,000 ft. of a school zone. The other individual is charged with drug possession. 5 more suspects remain at large.