Thursday, August 26, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: Broward Sheriff's Office: Multi-agency crackdown yields over 200 arrests

FORT LAUDERDALE —

A multi-agency operation targeting prostitution, online sexual predators, and illegal prescription drugs sales yielded over 200 arrests, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.

The two-day operation Thursday and Friday resulted in multiple felony arrests and the confiscation of 25 firearms, as well as 9,000 prescription pills and more than 300 grams of cocaine among other items, the Sheriff's Office reported.

Other agencies involved in the operation were the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police agencies.

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