Operation Safe Streets yields over 600 arrests


On Monday, Arkansas State Police reported arrest numbers from the weekend’s successful Operation Safe Streets, yielding 610 arrests for violations including 55 driving at excessive speeds and 26 driving while intoxicated. The effort was a joint operation with ASP, Little Rock Police Department and Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.

Over 30 officers from Arkansas’ 12 Troops made contact with 952 violators during the 48-hour operation. Seizures included nine illegal firearms, 453 grams of Methamphetamine, 1,055 grams of marijuana, $2,800 in cash and one stolen vehicle.

Little Rock and Pulaski County arrests and seizures were tracked separately.