Saturday, October 29, 2011
45 Arrests Made in Sarasota “Operation Streetsweeper” Drug Crackdown in Newtown After a Resident Sent a Letter to Gov. Rick Scott Complaining About Drug Activity.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Sarasota narcotics officers have made 45 felony drug arrests since July as part of “Operation Streetsweeper,” an ongoing effort to crack down on street-level marijuana and cocaine dealers operating primarily in north Sarasota (Newtown).
Lt. Pat Ledwith, who commands the Sarasota city's two narcotics units, said during a short press conference Friday that the operation has focused on complaints from citizens, including one resident who sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott complaining about drug activity in Sarasota neighborhoods, MORE FROM THIS SOURCE.
The "very" short list of violence related to drug activity during 2011 in Newtown is as follows;
1). Saturday, April 23, 2011 IS THIS WHY THE FLORIDA BRITONS JAMES KOUZARIS AND JAMES COOPER WERE KILLED IN NEWTOWN?
2). Monday, April 25, 2011 Sarasota Man, Raheem Maxwell, Shot in Both Legs on MLK Blvd in "No Go" Newtown, No Suspects-No Snitchin.
3). Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Connect The Dots On Newtown Thugs, Raheem Maxwell, Michael Donaldson, Willie Hadley and Shawn Tyson To Get UnSub Shooter in Brit Murders.
4). Friday, August 19, 2011 Newtown Fl Black Thugs Continue To "Shoot Up The Hood" Another Dead Body Found In The Street, When Will Sarasota Institute A Curfew.
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota Fl at www.wbipi.com