|Updated: 11/27/2013 12:16 am
||Published: 11/27/2013 12:06 am
Drug deals in the parking lots. Meth labs in the rooms.
Tulsa Police tell FOX23 that's what they're finding at hotels near 31st Street and Memorial Drive.
They call it the "hotel triangle," and for Tulsa police officers in the Mingo Valley Division, it means one thing.
"We have seen a lot of people with Tulsa addresses staying there and bouncing from one hotel to another and from room to room for an extended period of time," Officer Demetrios Treantafeles said.
Police tell FOX23 those people are up to no good.
"Drug trade brings many other types of crime to the area," Treantafeles said.
FOX23 dug up the statistics -- more than 100 high-priority or serious calls in only four months.
"Burglaries, auto thefts, prostitution complaints, all the way up to armed robberies and shootings," Treantafeles added.
Police say all of the reports are coming from about the same 20 places.
"We're not only writing reports in the same places, but we are responding to the same places and making multiple arrests in the same places," Treantafeles said.
That's why the Mingo Valley Division officers are making it their priority to cut criminal acts.
"If we have to go write a report, we go park in that area," Officer Billy White told FOX23.
We've also learned police are cracking down on drunk drivers in the area.
They will have a DUI checkpoint at the intersection of 31st Street and Memorial Drive this Saturday at 10 p.m.
They say they will choose cars to pull over at random.