The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force has released their statistics for 2012

Total Arrests: 227

Weapons seized: 89

Cash seized: $258,020.00

Drugs seized:
High Grade Marijuana: 29,799.7 grams, street value of $506, 590.00
Marijuana: 43,622.35 grams, street value of $218,136.00
ICE: 1,719.9 grams, street value of $257,985.00
Methamphetamine: 108.3 grams, street value of $10,830.00
Cocaine: 364.4 grams, street value of $25,745.00
Crack Cocaine: 244.5 grams, street value of $24,450.00

Total estimated street value of all drugs seized: $1,069,101.00

The task force also dismantled and neutralized 78 methamphetamine labs and dumpsites.

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force is compromised of members from the Black Hawk County Attorney's Office, the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, Cedar Falls Police Department and Waterloo Police Department. Additional support is provided by the Iowa National Guard, Iowa Department of Narcotic Enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bremer County Sheriff's Office, Evansdale Police Department, Hudson Police Department, La Porte City Police Department, University of Northern Iowa Public Safety Department, and Waverly Police Department.

Captain Tim Pillack
Waterloo Police Department