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All IN Leon Initiative nets 61 guns, 10 stolen cars, nearly 19 pounds of drugs

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 18:29:19-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Leon County Sheriff's office says they've made more than 400 arrests, found 61 guns, recovered 10 stolen cars, and seized nearly 19 pounds of drugs since May, thanks to their All In LEON Initiative.

LCSO released an update on Thursday about the All In LEON Initiative.

Since May, LCSO says they've arrested 422 people, 80 of which were arrested on warrants. They also shared some of their other results:

  • 61 firearms have been seized – including 51 handguns, six shotguns, and four rifles
  • 10 stolen vehicles and 26 pieces of stolen property have been recovered
  • Over 354 grams of cocaine, powder and crack, have been seized
  • Almost 342 grams of methamphetamine have been taken off the streets
  • Law enforcement officers have also seized almost 7,000 grams of cannabis, seven grams of heroin, 5 grams of fentanyl, 864 grams of synthetic narcotics, and 68 prescription pills
  • More than $147,000 has been seized.

"These numbers include all enforcement operations through September 22, 2019, and include the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies Without Borders, and efforts with the Tallahassee Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Office," they wrote in a press release.

As part of the initiative, law enforcement officers have also conducted 1,324 traffic stops, resulting in 408 traffic citations and 1,081 warnings issued to drivers.

“As we move forward with the enforcement efforts of ALL IN LEON, we want the citizens of Leon County to know local, state, and federal law enforcement partners are strategically collaborating to make Leon County a safer place to live, work, and play,” said Sheriff Walt McNeil. “You can do your part by following the 9 PM routine. Lock your vehicle, take all valuables and firearms out of your vehicle, and secure them in your residence when you park at home.”