Law Enforcement Authorities Band Together to Tackle High Crime Areas
JACKSON, Tenn. -- Several counties in West Tennessee banded together in high-crime areas on Thursday with the sole purpose of getting criminals off the street.
More than 60 arrests were made in Haywood, Gibson, Crockett, Madison, Henderson, and Chester Counties. There were also four firearms, five meth-labs, three vehicles, and various amounts of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and crack-cocaine seized.
The operation included saturation patrols in high crime areas where violent crime or gang activity have been taking place and included traffic stops, probation / parole and sex offender compliance checks, arrest warrant service, and three search warrants.
Law enforcement authorities from the Jackson Police Department; Madison County Sheriff’s Office; Chester County Sheriff’s Office; Henderson Police Department; Community Corrections; U.S. Marshals Service; Metro-Narcotics; Milan Police Department; Haywood County Sheriff’s Office; Humboldt Police Department; Lexington Police Department; Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; Brownsville Police Department; Henderson County Sheriff’s Office; Trenton Police Department; Crockett County Sheriff’s Office; Alamo Police Department; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives; and Federal Bureau of Investigations.