TPD: Dozens arrested, weapons and drugs seized in operation targeting violent crime


    Police Chief Chuck Jordan announces a successful multi-agency operation targeting violent crime. Nearly 100 people were arrested, drugs and guns were seized and dozens of warrants were served. (KTUL)

    TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Almost 100 people were arrested by Tulsa police during a four-day, city-wide operation targeting suspects of violent crime, illegal gun and drug possession.

    Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced the results of the operation Wednesday, adding that it was a multi-agency effort that involved TPD, the District Attorney's Office, the FBI and the ATF.

    Jordan says more than 50 officers and agents worked together April 22 through 26 on the operation, which was funded in part by a grant from the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General.

    The results of the operation are as follows:

    • 41 felony warrants served
    • 127 misdemeanor warrants served
    • 126 arrrests for open felony charges
    • 45 arrests for open misdemeanor charges
    • 16 serve wararnts served
    • 4.8 pounds of methamphetamine seized
    • 3.92 pounds of marijuana seized
    • 29 guns recovered
    • 92 persons arrested

    Jordan says this is the first of many operations TPD has planned to reduce violent crime.

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