Note: The following item was provided by the Polk County Drug Task Force for posting. – KtE
The Polk County Drug Task Force has released statistical information to the public. The data released covers the time frame of January 2021 to August 31, 2021.
During that time, the DTF made 59 arrests and executed 39 search warrants. A total of seven vehicles, 23 firearms and $16,749 dollars were seized. Officers conducted 491 surveillance operations, made 38 controlled purchases, and had 135 agency assists.
The DTF reports that the auction of seized vehicles resulted in $43,500 dollars.
The Drug Task Force released a statement along with the statistics that states: We have successfully bridged a large gap between the departments (police) and the task force. We still have work to do, but we are working better than ever with local departments. We have dedicated time and effort to educating officers and deputies about drug cases.