READING, Pa. (CBS) – Twenty-four people are facing charges for operating a drug-trafficking organization in Berks and Schuylkill counties.

Officials announced the results of a joint investigation know as “Operation Ice-out” that began in April 2015 and centered around five principle organizational suppliers on Wednesday afternoon.

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During that investigation, officials were able to identify 24 active members of the drug operation, including Adrieal O’Bryant, George Meletiche, Nelson Guzman, Maico Severino and Angel Y. Ortiz-Rivera.

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Officials also say numerous items were seized, including bulk quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin as well as revolvers, rifles, assault rifles, shotguns, ammunition, vehicles and more than $78,000 in cash.

According to investigators, 12 of the suspects were already incarcerated, and three more were apprehended Wednesday. Nine individuals remain at large.

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If convicted, all of the suspects could face long prison sentences and fines of more than $100,000.