Aiexpress – Arkansas State Police, in partnership with local agencies, made a major crackdown on crime by apprehending a total of 245 individuals in a span of eight hours in eastern Arkansas.
The authorities from the Arkansas State Police, the 2nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, and the local law enforcement in Marion and West Memphis collaborated on a significant operation. The main goal of this joint effort was to combat criminal activities in these areas.
A total of 55 law enforcement officers, including 27 state troopers, were mobilized for the operation, with a primary focus on Crittenden County. Throughout the operation, officers had 449 interactions, which resulted in 75 criminal arrests and 13 arrests for driving while intoxicated (DWI).
During the operation, law enforcement successfully seized eight firearms and a range of illicit substances, such as crack cocaine and marijuana.
Col. Mike Hagar, an officer with the Arkansas State Police, highlighted the significance of these operations, stressing that the Arkansas State Police is committed to taking action alongside other law enforcement agencies to provide much-needed support to communities.
According to him, these efforts play a crucial role in enhancing the safety of Arkansas, benefiting all individuals. He emphasized the positive outcomes achieved through these collaborative law enforcement operations.