TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL) — Tallahassee police say an undercover drug operation has resulted in the arrest of six people who were selling drugs in multiple Tallahassee communities.
The Tallahassee Police Department conducted proactive operations focusing on drug sales in areas with known activity to help deter crime and enhance the quality of life for residents on Friday.
In a coordinated effort between TPD’s Special Investigations Section, Violent Crimes Response Team and Prisoner Transport Unit, officers purchased drugs from street-level drug dealers.
Once the transaction was completed, TPD says uniformed officers in marked vehicles apprehended the dealer.
The operations, which took place in the Frenchtown and Bond communities and along West Pensacola Street, resulted in the arrest of six people for illegal drug sales and other drug-related violations.
TPD says they are committed to enhancing public safety and addressing quality of life issues impacting residents, including the use and sale of narcotics.
If you see this type of activity, report it by calling TPD at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.
Below are the suspects who were arrested and their charges:
- Tavares Reynolds, 29, for the sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia
- Robert Simmons, 53, for the sale of cocaine
- Cory Gaskill, 34, for the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a childcare facility
- Nelson Cenevil, 36, for the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a childcare facility, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia
- Jamika Florence, 39, for the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a convenience store
- Willie Smith, 63, for the sale of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia