85 arrests made during 2-day Detroit police operation targeting violent crime

2 day operation was held on June 14, 15

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Last week, the Detroit Police Department held a two-day operation in honor of Saniyah Pugh, an 11-year-old who was fatally shot and killed in her home on June 4.

Operation Saniyah allowed police to make many recoveries and issued over a thousand tickets.

Below are the stats from the operation:

  • Total Arrest: 85
  • Total Weapons Recovered: 22
  • Total Traffic Stops: 782
  • Vehicles Recovered: 3
  • Impounded Vehicles: 44
  • Total Tickets Issued: 1,297
  • Total Narcotics Recovered (street value): $2.3 million

Check out last week’s announcement of Operation Saniyah below:

Detroit police are hoping to crack down on violent crime throughout the city.

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Elizabeth Washington is a Digital Producer and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.