Triple Drug Bust in Gainesville Porter's Community
They cleaned house and neighbors are happy about it. A drug sweep picked up five people this afternoon.
Gainesville Police along with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office SWAT team served search warrants at three homes today in the Porter's Oaks neighborhood of East Gainesville.
The triple drug bust was spurred by concerned residents.
TV20 was on scene as the Gainesville-Alachua County Joint Drug Task Force executed the search warrants at 627 Southwest 5th Street, 207 Southwest 6th Avenue and in the yard of 507 Southwest 6th Place.
No word yet on what investigators found today, but there were 5 arrests made after months of undercover work: Troy Maddox, James Eaddy, John Clark, LeDerrick Coffee and Pamela White.
They are being questioned by GPD Detectives at the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.
Police also have warrants for four more suspects: Julius Rumph, Roderick McKnight, Anthony Kincade and April Rosier for drug sale and possession.
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