Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies have wrapped up “Operation Spring Cleaning.” Spring Cleaning Wrap.mp3

28-people were arrested in the sweep, most on drug charges. They face a total of more than 100-charges, including the sale and distribution of narcotics, theft and robbery. At a news conference, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummel says lowering the crime rate requires action on illegal drugs…. and Crime.mp3

And the Sheriff adds deputies are seeing an upswing in the use of cocaine, crack, meth, and heroin thanks to the crackdown on prescription pills.