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Operation 'Gangsgiving' reaps benefits

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- The Chattanooga Police Department conducted Operation Gangsgiving Monday and Tuesday: a multiple-unit operation to round up possible gang members and curtail drugs sales in the area. The operation utilized units of Gang Member Warrant Operation, Traffic Enforcement, and a Drug Buy/Bust Operation.  

The Gang Member Warrant and Drug Buy/Bust Operations took place in the Chattanooga area with numerous arrests and seizures. The Traffic Enforcement Operation targeted both city streets and interstates. Officers were assigned to I-24, I-75, US 27, and Highway 153 for traffic enforcement.

The Traffic Officers recovered a stolen Polaris 850 ATV, reported stolen in Georgia, and wrote 572 moving citations. Other agencies that assisted in Operation Gangsgiving included:  

  • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
  • ATF
  • TBI
  • FBI
  • ICE
  • Red Bank Police Department
  • Collegedale Police Department

 


Day One Stats

Day Two Stats

Two Day Totals

Total Arrests

24

10

34

Gang Members Arrested

15

2

17

Total Charges

45

19

64

Marijuana Seized

68.7

69.7

138.4 grams

Crack Cocaine Seized

6

0.5

6.5 grams

Powder Cocaine Seized

4.3

14.1

18.4 grams

Guns Seized

5

3

8

Money Seized

$402.00

0

$402.00

Vehicles Seized/Recovered

2000 GMC Denali

Polaris 850 ATV

2 vehicles

 

 

 

 

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