Firearms and cocaine confiscated by Illinois State Police in crime crackdown operation

The Illinois State Police recently confiscated firearms and cocaine during a crime enforcement detail.

Geno Reynolds authored this piece.

The Illinois State Police (ISP) recently carried out a rigorous crime enforcement operation, resulting in the confiscation of 9 firearms and 50 kilograms of cocaine from the streets. (Photo: Illinois State Police)

The dateline reads Springfield, Illinois, according to WICS news.

The Illinois State Police (ISP) recently conducted a crime enforcement operation that successfully removed nine firearms and 50 kilograms of cocaine from the streets.

The event occurred from October 16th to 19th in Douglas and Logan Counties.

According to reports, the guns were obtained from a driver who admitted to delivering them to a notorious gang member in the Chicagoland region.

A semi-trailer was discovered to be hiding fifty kilos of cocaine.

Through these special details targeting criminal activity on the interstates, ISP is focused on stopping the transportation and trafficking of illegal drugs and guns,” said ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly. “A warning to criminals – if you’re traveling through Illinois, be prepared to meet an ISP trooper.

CRIMPAT Results:

  • Traffic Enforcement Warnings Issued – 214
  • Cocaine Seized – 50 kilos
  • Firearms Seized – 9
  • Criminal Arrests – 5
  • Scott’s Law Violations (Move Over Law) – 2
  • Motor Carrier Safety Inspections – 51

If you require further details, feel free to get in touch with the ISP Public Information Office via email at [email protected].

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