More than 100 arrests made in four-day TAG operation

More than 100 arrests made in four-day TAG operation

LUBBOCK, Texas -

Lubbock Police Department

Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) investigators, along with local, state and federal partners conducted a four-day street level gang suppression operation resulting in 121 arrests across Lubbock County. 

From May 29 to June 1, the multi-agency operation targeted known gang members with outstanding warrants for various violent and drug related crimes. 

The operation consisted of TAG officers from various departments, the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, Lubbock Police Department, Precinct 1 and 2 Lubbock County Constables, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Homeland Security and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 

During the four days, a total of 121 people were arrested and 239 arrest warrants were cleared. Investigators seized five firearms, approximately 70 grams of meth and cocaine and nearly 100 ounces of marijuana. TAG also identified 25 new gang members in Lubbock. 

www.stoplubbockgangs.org features educational information on criminal gangs, a Top Ten Most Wanted List and allows community members to anonymously report criminal and gang related activity.

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