The HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Task Force made a significant arrest while assisting the Haines City Police Department on Tuesday, June 24, 2003. The task force, comprised of PSCO deputies, Lakeland Police, Winter Haven Police, U.S. Border Patrol agents, and FDLE agents, served a search warrant at 1017 Ave B, Apt. 5, in Haines City.
There they found large amounts of illegal narcotics, a firearm, and a large amount of currency. Total amounts seized were:
Antwan Hall, BM, DOB 12/24/80, who lives at that address, was subsequently arrested and charged with:
Antwan was booked into the Polk County Jail and posted bail on June 25, 2003.
HIDTA is a federally grant-funded task force
consisting of Polk County Sheriff’s detectives and officers from other
agencies who are sworn by the Sheriff to enforce the laws in the county as
well as their own jurisdictions. The HIDTA grant was designed for
the I-4 corridor drug traffic area. The corridor consists of every
county adjacent to the I-4 area. The grant allows monies for
training, equipment, purchasing evidence and payment of confidential
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