MUGSHOTS: Suspects busted in ‘Spero’ drug sting around the ARCH

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In an effort to tackle the ever-present drug problem around the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless in downtown Austin, the Austin Police Department conducted a massive undercover drug sting over the summer.

Dubbed operation “Spero,” officers bought narcotics from 81 suspects over eight days between June 20 and July 20. Here are some of the suspects that have been arrested in connection with Spero. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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