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8 Robles Park gang members, associates indicted for drug trafficking violations, DOJ says

Posted at 5:12 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 21:31:08-05

TAMPA, Fla. — A United States Attorney announced the unsealing of an indictment charging eight members of a drug trafficking organization. The offenses were related to the distribution of cocaine and heroin.

According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the investigation targeted drug traffickers that operated an open-air drug market in the Robles Park Housing Community in Tampa.

Law enforcement officers seized around 2.5 kilos of cocaine and around $52,000, the DOJ said.

The investigation was a partnership between the United States Attorney's Office, DEA, Tampa police, the ATF, the FBI, Florida Highway Patrol and Lakeland police.