Newport News Police officers arrested 27 suspects in a coordinated takedown that began early in the morning on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The arrests resulted in over 75 charges.
“These arrests are the result of a thorough investigation by multiple divisions within the Department. The operation, titled Operation Warrant & Vehicle Interdiction, identifies offenders with outstanding warrants for various crimes throughout Newport News,” said Chief Drew.
“The operation is one component of the Department’s comprehensive strategy, which focuses on addressing crime in our city to create an environment where all citizens can safely live, work and prosper,” said Drew.
Chief Drew added that Operation Warrant & Vehicle Interdiction will continue and future sweeps are planned.