Tampa Drug Bust Nets 41 Arrests
Villa Palms apartment complex a base for trafficking
By Michael Foreman,  Newser User
Posted Aug 13, 2008 1:50 PM CDT
Police surveillance at a Tampa apartment complex resulted in 41 drug-related arrests, surprising investigators.   (AP Photo, file)
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(Newser) – Police surveillance at a Tampa apartment complex resulted in 41 drug-related arrests, more than investigators expected, the Tampa Tribune reports. "I figured it would be four or five people," one deputy remarked. The bust turned up 67.7 grams of crack cocaine, 466.7 grams of marijuana, and $6,064 in cash. Five more warrants have been issued in connection with the case.