St. Petersburg, Florida -- The St. Petersburg Police Department is currently conducting a drug round-up in downtown's Williams Park
Since January 2013, the St. Petersburg Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Unit began investigating a number of complaints regarding illegal drug sales and drug use in the downtown area. Many of the complaints specified problems in Williams Park.
Since that time, undercover detectives with the Department's Vice and Narcotics Unit have developed cases on at least twenty individuals from the city's downtown area on a variety of illegal drug charges.
Officers will be sweeping through the city's downtown area today, including Williams Park, arresting individuals who face a variety of illegal drug charges to include the sale and possession of marijuana, methadone, morphine, hydromorphone, dilaudid, crack cocaine, powdered cocaine and heroin.
This story will be updated as more information is received.