Platteboze Charged With Racketeering

WALTON COUNTY-- Walton County Sheriff's Office have served a felony warrant against a former public defender.

62 year old Leonard Andrew Platteborze is now charged with Racketeering.

Platteborze was arrested last month during an undercover drug sting called "Operation Avalanche."

Platteborze allegedly admitted to keeping drugs in his desk and was arrested for possession of oxycodone.

Walton County Sheriff's Investigators arrested 30 people in total on several charges including manufacture of methamphetamine, distribution of controlled substances including pharmaceutical medications, and conspiracy to manufacture meth.

Walton County authorities call 'Operation Avalanche' one of the largest drug busts they've made.

The investigation is still on-going