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Now this is a creative way to bust drug dealers, as Florida detectives used dating apps to track them down.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested over 60 drug dealers during a 6-month sting called ““Swipe Left for Meth”.

Their investigation started last July after police heard that people were selling drugs on the dating app Grindr. They found out later that in addition to Grindr, drug deals were also happening on other apps like Scruff and Taimi.

PCSO detectives said that by using undercover profiles they found people selling meth, cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, fentanyl and marijuana.

During a press conference this morning, Sheriff Grady Judd said “the next time someone tells you its low level, nonviolent dope, tell them ‘just gag me with a spoon, stick a fork in my eye.’ When we find drug dealers, we put them in jail.”

WFLA reports that throughout the 6-month investigation, 159 felony and 72 misdemeanor charges were filed on suspects that have 908 previous charges, including 453 prior felonies and 455 prior misdemeanors.

TSA Reveals The 10 Most Unusual Items Found In 2021

  • #1 Chainsaw (New Orleans International Airport)

    TSA Displays Unusual Array Of Weapons And Prohibited Items Seized At JFK Airport

    NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 18: A toy chainsaw is displayed after being confiscated at an airport security checkpoint at the JFK International Airport on November 18, 2014 in New York City. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), displayed a cash of weapons and prohibited items taken up from travelers at airport security checkpoints and from checked luggage. The federal agency is reminding people to pack carefully during the heavy holiday travel season. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

  • #2 A wine holder shaped like a gun (Sacramento International Airport)

  • #3 Fireworks (Syracuse Hancock International)

    Fireworks for the Fourth of July

    391274 02: Color-emitting sparkling fireworks are on display June 28, 2001 in Denver, CO. (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

  • #4 Machete (Reagan Washington National)

  • #5 Bear spray (Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport)

  • #6 A meat cleaver (Harrisburg International Airport)

    TSA Displays Unusual Array Of Weapons And Prohibited Items Seized At JFK Airport

    NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 18: A meat cleaver is displayed after being confiscated at an airport security checkpoint at the JFK International Airport on November 18, 2014 in New York City. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), displayed a cash of weapons and prohibited items taken up from travelers at airport security checkpoints and from checked luggage. The federal agency is reminding people to pack carefully during the heavy holiday travel season. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

  • #7 Gun belt buckle (Honolulu International Airport)

    TSA Displays Unusual Array Of Weapons And Prohibited Items Seized At JFK Airport

    NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 18: A belt buckle with a toy gun is displayed after being confiscated at an airport security checkpoint at the JFK International Airport on November 18, 2014 in New York City. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), displayed a cash of weapons and prohibited items taken up from travelers at airport security checkpoints and from checked luggage and is reminding people to pack carefully during the heavy holiday travel season. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

  • #8 Meth burrito (Hobby International Airport in Texas)

  • #9 Antique pistol (Newark International Airport)

  • #10 Bullets in deodorant (Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey)

 

 

 

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Marija was born and raised in Illinois, but moved to Florida in 2018 after stop in the coldest place on the planet, Fargo, ND. She loves dogs, kayaking, concerts, day drinking and is always planning her next vacation. Follow her on Instagram @marija127