San Francisco police move to clamp down
on rampant drug dealing
Bay City News
November 14, 2007
Undercover officers arrested 104 suspected drug dealers during
a weeklong operation that ended Saturday in San Francisco's Tenderloin
and Mission districts, police said yesterday.
The San Francisco Police Department's Gang Task Force and Narcotics
Division said undercover officers, some from visiting departments,
arrested the suspects after purchasing various drugs from them
such as heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamine.
The districts were targeted because of violence there stemming
from street drug sales, police said.
In October, an undercover operation arrested 103 suspected drug
dealers in the Market Street and Mission district areas, police
The clamp down is welcomed news for residents of the Tenderloin
District who are forced to endure a daily onslaught of rampant
street drug dealing, who live in fear of their lives from drug
related gun violence.
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