Watch: Florida Sheriff Tackles Heroin Epidemic in Controversial Viral Video

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One Florida sheriff is bringing the heat when it comes to the heroin epidemic sweeping the area.

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell made his position clear when he recorded a dramatic video shared to the station's Facebook page, telling drug dealers in the area, “We are coming for you.”

The sheriff was joined by four SWAT team members in masks as he delivered his missive, first noting that citizens were concerned about the number of overdoses related to heroin and asking residents to call if they had any leads on dealers.

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As for the dealers themselves, Grinnell pulled no punches.

“Enjoy trying to sleep tonight, wondering if tonight’s the night our SWAT team blows your front door off the hinges,” he said. “We are coming for you.”

Reaction to the video has been mixed, with some people praising the department's tough stance against drugs while others were concerned about the clip's stern, military tone.

[H/T / Facebook / Lake County Sheriff's Office]

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