Last week, between Feb. 20 and Feb. 24, the Tallahassee Police Department’s General Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Units conducted enhanced enforcement along the North Monroe Street corridor .
The enhanced enforcement resulted in 22 arrests and seven firearms being seized.
The enforcement effort focused on North Monroe Street from Silver Slipper Lane to the area of I-10 and was in response to community complaints regarding illegal activity being conducted in and around area hotels and motels.
Multiple TPD units assisted in the enforcement including the Violent Crimes Response Team, Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Squad, K9 Unit, Patrol, and the joint Aviation Task Force.
Offenses ranged from minor violations such as criminal traffic citations to firearms offenses and the seizure of over $6,000 and 14 pounds of marijuana from a single traffic stop.