ST. PETE BEACH — Police were fanning through the city Thursday night arresting multiple residents on drug charges.
The arrests were made after an investigation that targeted mid-level drug dealers who lived within the city limits, according to a news release from the St. Pete Beach Police Department.
The investigation, called Operation Crack Back, was conducted in concert with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
By 10 p.m. Thursday, police had arrested 14 suspects and were still searching for eight more. The suspects were charged with sale and possession of multiple drugs, including crack cocaine, hydrocodone, marijuana, oxycodone and Xanax.