More than 1,000 arrested in Wichita area during crackdown
September 30, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 60-day law enforcement operation aimed at reducing violent crime resulted in more than 1,000 arrests and the confiscation of numerous weapons and drugs, the U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday.
Operation Triple Beam-Wichita was a 60-day operation that ended Sept. 5. It was part of a national Operation Triple Beam that was developed by the Marshals Service to combat gang violence by focusing on arresting violent fugitives, gang members and those who committed violent crimes, the Marshals Service said in a news release.
The operation involved federal, state, Sedgwick...