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CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Fox 8 I-TEAM has learned that Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers arrested 18 people for felonies during a violent crime reduction detail Thursday in the city’s 3rd police district.
According to Sergeant Bridget Matt here’s what the violent crime reduction team accomplished.
- 18 felony arrests.
- 7 illegal firearms seized.
- 4 recovered stolen vehicles.
- Illegal narcotics seized included heroin, psilocybin (mushrooms), codeine, hashish oil, and marijuana
“The detail was cut short around 6 p.m. due to weather and our helicopter needed to return to Columbus,” Matt said.
The violent crime reduction team made 19 arrests during a detail in September.