Operation Strike Heat nets 60 ArrestsPBSO
Operation Strike Heat nets 60 arrests for Weapons, Drugs, and Driving Charges. The operation concentrated on crime offenses of narcotics (trafficking and sales), firearms, burglaries, robberies, and gang activity.
It took place in the north end of Palm Beach County last weekend, April 12th & 13th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. The areas of concentration were Unincorporated West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Town of Mangonia Park and Town of Lake Park. Sixty arrests were effected for weapons-related charges, narcotic related charges & driving charges. Firearms, large amounts of Marijuana, Heroin, Cocaine, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, & Synthetic Narcotics were recovered. The majority of the arrestees were transported to the Palm Beach County Jail. Some individuals for minor offenses were released on a NTA (notice to appear) with a court date only.
The arrestees were from the following areas: West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, Greenacres, Delray Beach, Lake Worth Beach, Lake Worth, Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, the Town of Okeechobee (Okeechobee County), Fort Pierce (St. Lucie County), and Milton (Santa Rosa County).