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DRUG SELLERS INCLUDED 11-YEAR-OLD, OFFICERS SAY

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An 11-year-old girl was among 60 people authorities say sold drugs to a teen-ager working under cover for the past six months.

The 11-year-old sold marijuana to the informant, said Carbon-Emery County Drug Task Force Sgt. Joe Christman.The girl learned about selling drugs from her 15-year-old sister who has been arrested numerous times on drug offenses, Christman said.

"That's the youngest I've seen. It makes us think `What are the parents up to?' " he said.

The informant approached officers in May and wanted to help arrest local drug dealers.

The teen's parents gave permission, and officers told the informant what to say during drug transactions.