CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. – The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) released the results of a covert operation, “Summer in the Slammer.”
This collaborative effort between CCSO and the U.S. Marshal’s Service aimed to take numerous drug dealers and habitual drug abusers off of the streets.
Led by CCSO’s Tactical Impact Unit (TIU), this 3-week long operation ended with 64 individuals arrested.
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During this operation, over 200 grams of illicit fentanyl were seized, which could kill up to 103,500 people. Additionally, 636 grams of methamphetamine and 1,024 grams of other various narcotics were seized.
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“We would like to thank our partners at the U.S. Marshal’s Service for relentlessly assisting us in protecting our citizens and making Citrus County the safest community in Florida. We would also like to thank the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office for aiding us in this operation,” said CCSO.
If you know of anyone who may be dealing in illegal narcotics or know of someone struggling with addiction, call our non-emergency line at 352-249-2790 to make a report, or to speak with our Behavioral Health Unit for assistance.
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