Police operation stops 68 vehicles in four hours

A joint operation by law enforcement saw 68 vehicles stopped in four hours Thursday night in St. Joseph.

Posted: Aug 17, 2018 10:40 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A joint operation by law enforcement saw 68 vehicles stopped in four hours Thursday night in St. Joseph.

More than 50 officers from the St. Joseph police, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Buchanan County Sheriff's Department, Andrew County Sheriff's Department, ATF, and the Kansas Highway Patrol took part in the special operation aimed at tackling street level criminal activity.

15 people were arrested on warrants, six of which were felony cases. Officers also arrested two drivers for DWI and one for driving while suspended while handing 64 citations and 35 warnings.

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