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Operation ALLin nets 48 arrests, seizes $450,000 in illegal drugs

Operation ALLin nets 48 arrests, seizes $450,000 in illegal drugs
Posted at 3:59 PM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 11:19:13-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Authorities have arrested 48 people and seized $450,000 worth of drugs as a part of Operation ALLin.

As part of the operation's mission to fight crime in and around Leon County, the Florida Highway Patrol arrested 48 individuals, leading to nearly 600 felony charges, six recovered guns, and the seizure of several types of illegal drugs. 

Altogether, the leon County Sheriff's Office says the items have a street value of $450,000. 

They say the operation also led to the arrest of four people involved in an identity theft ring and a robbery suspect.

“First of all, I would like to thank Colonel Spaulding and the Florida Highway Patrol for their commitment to helping make Leon County safer. Second, I wish to assure the citizens of Leon County that we will continue to utilize all available resources and think collaboratively in our efforts to reduce crime in our community. We are ALLin!” Sheriff Walt McNeil.

Operation ALLin, which was announced November 1, is a collaboration between Leon County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Highway Patrol, and other partnering agencies.