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Agents from Air Force and Homeland Security raid Florida tomato factory but won’t say why 

Agents from Air Force and Homeland Security raid Florida tomato factory but won’t go into specifics as to why

  • The roads leading to Todd’s Tomatoes and Wholesale Produce were closed by agents as they searched the Sanford, Florida warehouse on Wednesday
  • Agents who took part in the raid belonged to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the Defense Criminal Investigation Service
  • The Air Force agents look into serious crimes aimed towards the service
  • These includes acts like espionage and terrorism
  • DCIS agents look into crimes involving the theft of military technology

A Florida tomato warehouse was raided by the U.S. Air Force and Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday for reasons not shared.

The roads leading to Todd’s Tomatoes and Wholesale Produce were closed by agents as they searched the warehouse, the Orlando Sentinel reports. 

Employees were allowed to leave one by one from the Sanford premises by Homeland Security agents. 

The roads leading to Todd’s Tomatoes and Wholesale Produce were closed by agents as they searched the Sanford, Florida warehouse on Wednesday

Staff members would not share the nature of the search. 

A United States Attorney’s office in Miami said that the warrant was carried out for the 2350 Beardall Avenue facility but the ‘search warrant remains sealed and the investigation is ongoing,’ according to Department of Justice spokesman William Daniels. 

The agents who took part in the raid belonged to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the Defense Criminal Investigation Service. 

The Air Force agents look into serious crimes aimed towards the service. These includes acts like espionage and terrorism

The Air Force agents look into serious crimes aimed towards the service. These includes acts like espionage and terrorism

The Air Force agents look into serious crimes aimed towards the service. These includes acts like espionage and terrorism. 

DCIS agents look into crimes involving the theft of military technology. 

‘No further public information is available at this time,’ Daniels added. 

 ICE was not involved in the search, according to spokeswoman Tamara Rice. 

The tomato company has been in business for 33 years, distributing produce just north of the Orlando-Sanford International Airport. 

Todd’s Tomatoes sells a plethora of items, including milk, eggs and ranch dressing. 

It is owned by Dirk Miller and has over 27 trucks that service 1,800 different customers.

They would not comment on the nature of the search. 

The tomato company has been in business for 33 years, distributing produce just north of the Orlando-Sanford International Airport

The tomato company has been in business for 33 years, distributing produce just north of the Orlando-Sanford International Airport

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