Polk County Sheriff Says Heroin Bust Outcomes in 7 Arrests


By Spectrum Files Staff Polk County

PUBLISHED 2: 50 PM ET Dec. 02, 2019 PUBLISHED 2: 50 PM EST Dec. 02, 2019


POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office mentioned the division has recorded the perfect heroin bust in its history.

  • Seized medication had road price of virtually $10 million
  • Undercover detectives had worked on case since April
  • 7 other folks arrested

Sheriff Grady Judd mentioned Monday that seven other folks were arrested, with five kilos of heroin seized.

About 137 kilos of methamphetamine changed into also seized, per a news free up from the Sheriff’s Office.

Judd mentioned the investigation fervent a pair of states and that undercover detectives had been working the case since April.

The suspects tried to promote meth and heroin to detectives — even on Thanksgiving.

“They thought they were slick. They thought the law enforcement officers don’t work on Thanksgiving,” Judd mentioned.

The medication had a road price of about $9.5 million, per Judd.

“Our detectives did an mighty job of disposing of these medication and sellers from inflicting future wretchedness, violence, and death,” the sheriff mentioned.

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