16 arrested in Volusia County drug raid

'Operation Clean Sweep' nets arrestees from ages 20 to 78

Published On: Jul 03 2012 03:46:56 PM EDT
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -

Volusia County deputies have arrested 16 people, ranging from 20-years-old to 78-years-old in a drug bust after a six-month investigation.

Deputies said "Operation Clean Sweep" netted 16 arrests on 40 charges in its raids on three locations in New Smyrna Beach: 1157 N. Dixie Freeway, 428 S. Myrtle Ave. and 610 Warn-Ree Circle.

According to a release, during the investigation, undercover agents and confidential informants bought drugs ranging from marijuana, crack cocaine and hydrocodone to heroin and methamphetamines. Agents said they believe the suspects have sold $100,000 in drugs over the past few months.

Agents are still searching for 27 people with drug warrants in connection to the investigation. The following have been arrested in the raid: