Law enforcement officers raid S. Florida trailer park

Police say they've received over 2,000 calls for help there since 2008


MIAMI – More than 100 officers from several law enforcement agencies descended a South Florida trailer park that's been the site of dozens of crimes.

Investigators say that over the last five years, Paradise Trailer Park has been the site of numerous crimes.

"Everything from kidnapping to murder, drugs, prostitution, warrants, you name it," said Miami Police Major Delrish Moss.

Workers from Florida Power & Light found fallen power lines. Inspectors also found dilapidated buildings, and Miami-Dade Animal Services searched for stray dogs.

But these issues are not new. The City of Miami has been keeping an eye on this mobile home park for quite a while.

"Since 2008, some 2,227 calls for police service, not to mention the fact that you have environmental issues, you have health concerns," Moss said.

More than 100 trailers house residents that may soon be homeless after Tuesday's raid. But some residents are happy that help finally arrived.

Resident Juan Rodriguez told Local 10 that he's lived at the trailer park for three months and was about to move.

He says he's seen "drugs, prostitution, fights, all night long, 24-7," and is very glad that the place is finally being cleaned up.

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