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‘The Dopeman is out of business’: Oklahoma cops leave sign behind after bust

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Posted at 8:30 PM, Feb 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-06 22:41:05-05

By Andrew Donley

The story below is courtesy FOX 13 News sister station KFOR in Oklahoma, visit KFOR for updates and local coverage of this story.

WARR ACRES, OK (KFOR) -- Warr Acres police say they want citizens to know that they are cracking down on drug use in their town.

On Friday, officers arrested a Warr Acres resident for allegedly running a drug house.

Even though the alleged drug dealer was already off the streets, they say they wanted their presence to be felt by his customers.

Image courtesy KFOR via CNN.

Image courtesy KFOR via CNN.

Authorities decided to use a different technique to get their point across.

The department's message came in the form of a note.

"The dope man is out of business. If you have any questions contact Warr Acres Police 789-3329," it read.

Police say this type of criminal activity won't be tolerated in their community.