Osceola County (June 19, 2017) On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office executed 3 search warrants that stemmed from a comprehensive drug investigations. The investigation was led by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Enforcement Team, Tourism Policing Squad and Criminal Response Team. The investigation led to the following results: 1,410 grams of Heroin, 24 grams of Cocaine, and 37 grams of Xanax Pills; in addition to 4 firearms and $145,387 in U.S. Currency recovered. The investigation resulted in the arrest of 14 individuals.
The presence of illegal drugs in our community pose significant public safety issues. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is committed to maintaining the safety of our community and improving the quality of life for our citizens through enforcement efforts, building a greater community presence, while educating and creating awareness of the dangers of illegal drugs. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information concerning illegal drug activity to contact us at (407)348-2222 or Crimeline, at 800-423-TIPS (8477), where a tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects or the recovery of drugs may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000. Members of the community can also leave an anonymous tip on drug activities by simply leaving a message on the Osceola Sheriff’s Office Drug Tip Hotline by calling (407)348-1174.
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