Major Trinity County crime sweep nets over 50 arrests

Dec 11, 2015 5:45 PM by News Staff

A major crime sweep in Trinity County has resulted in the arrest of more than 50 people, including two attempted murder suspects.

Trinity County Sheriff Bruce Haney announced the results of the sweep in a news release sent out Friday morning.

The two month operation was a collaboration of law enforcement agents from several different agencies, including the sheriff’s office, United States Forest Service and Department of Justice.

Fifty-nine people were arrested or cited for violations, eight people were arrested on outstanding warrants, nearly 1500 pounds of marijuana, four ounces of methamphetamine, hundreds of prescription pills and $17,300 was seized during the operation.


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