Pasco cops arrest 39 gang members for guns, drugs

The arrests were the culmination of a three-year investigation.

click to enlarge Those arrested were linked to prison gangs. -
Those arrested were linked to prison gangs.

The Pasco County Sheriffs Office, in conjunction with the ATF, arrested 39 alleged gang members for gun and drug trafficking charges as part of a three-year-old investigation dubbed Project Blackjack.

According to ABC Action News, those arrested were mostly felons associated with the United Aryan Brotherhood and Unforgiven prison gangs. More than 100 illegally possessed firearms were confiscated, including a rocket launcher and "at least two fully operational pipe bombs." Unspecified amounts — "several pounds" — of methamphetamine and fentanyl were also seized.

Authorities reportedly hinted that Project Blackjack remains ongoing.

Yay, suburbs.

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