Multi-Agency Operation Nets Big Results
Release Number: 12-151
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Community Policing Unit
-Street Narcotics Unit
-Violent Crimes Task Force
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.
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.