Twenty people were arrested in a pair of raids at suspected drug houses in Nampa on Monday and Tuesday, according to the Nampa Police Department.
At 5:30 a.m. Monday, officers served a search warrant and arrested nine individuals at a residence on the 600 block of 7th Avenue North. On Tuesday at 5:30 a.m., an additional 11 people were arrested at a residence on the 600 block of South Olive Street.
The drug-related charges for the people arrested range from frequenting a place where drugs are used or sold to possession of drug paraphernalia.
All 20 were booked at the Canyon County Jail.
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“These search warrants are evidence of Nampa Police efforts to disrupt illegal drug activity in the city of Nampa,” Lt. Eric Skoglund of the Nampa Police Special Investigations said in a release. “Places where illicit drug activity is occurring often leads to a higher frequency of other crimes, especially property crimes. We want to help the law-abiding people in these neighborhoods feel safer and more secure in their community.”