Eight residents of a Largo mobile home park and four others were arrested Wednesday on drug charges after a two-month undercover police operation.
The investigation centered on the Westgate Mobile Home Park, 14099 S Belcher Road, Largo, police said. Most of the suspects were charged with possession of marijuana, although several were charged with possessing Valium and one person was charged with possessing hydrocodone, an opiate drug sometimes known by the brand name Vicodin. A total of 36 charges were filed.
Largo police and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division made the arrests. They are still seeking five people in connection with the investigation, police said.