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12-151 Multi-Agency Operation Nets Big Results

Multi-Agency Operation Nets Big Results

Release Number:  12-151

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Community Policing Unit
-Street Narcotics Unit
-Diversion Unit
-Violent Crimes Task Force
-K9 Unit

Largo Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department

ICE/EOR Intelligence Unit

What:  In a multi-agency operation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, St. Petersburg Police Department and Largo Police Department put several suspected drug dealers and career criminals in jail last night.

Where:  Various locations throughout Pinellas County.

When:  The operation took place Friday, 6/15/12 from 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

How/Why:  

In a multi-agency operation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, St. Petersburg Police Department and Largo Police Department put several suspected drug dealers and career criminals in jail last night.

Over the past several months, law enforcement agencies involved had conducted investigations and listened to the community regarding concerns over drug problems and criminal activity in their neighborhoods.  Friday night several of these concerns were addressed and multiple drug dealers and career criminals throughout the county are behind bars today.

Law enforcement personnel began the evening in the Coral Way neighborhood off Ulmerton Road, west of Belcher Road.  After making several arrests in this area, they moved to other neighborhoods and apartment complexes throughout the evening.

Results of the night are as follows:

TOTAL CHARGES:                                                      23
TOTAL ARRESTS:                                                       10
TOTAL CITATIONS:                                                  2
TOTAL CONFIRMED GANG ARRESTS:         3
TOTAL WEAPONS SEIZED:                                   1
TOTAL DEPORTATIONS:                                       1

More of these operations are planned in the near future.

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Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.
Largo

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue
Dunedin

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Largo, FL 33778

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