North Port, Florida -- Three men with a lengthy criminal history were among eight people arrested during a narcotics sweep Wednesday night.

The joint operation between the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office and the North Port Police Department focused on narcotics-related offenders in North Port and Warm Mineral Springs.

Mug Shot Gallery:8 arrested in North Port drug bust

Of the men and women arrested, five had outstanding warrants for drug-related crimes. The sheriff's office says this was the 33rd arrest for Ricky Jackson, the 19th arrest for India Pertee and the 12th arrest for Carolyn Kalanta for crimes in Sarasota County.

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