FEDS/LMPD Complete Raids Targeting Violent Crime in Louisville Kentucky

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Operation Iron Grip, a new level of multi-agency collaboration, leads to more than 50 arrests and 13 seized firearms

LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) – During a two-week period starting July 22, 2019, and ending August 2, 2019, the United States Marshals Service; Louisville Metro Police Department; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted Operation Iron Grip in an effort to reduce violent crime in Louisville.

During the course of the operation, federal agents and Deputy United States Marshals assisted the Louisville Metro Police Department in arresting 57 individuals (49 for warrants, 7 new felony arrests, and one misdemeanor arrest) and seizing13 firearms (9 firearms on convicted felons, 4 firearms reported stolen and 1 firearm in the possession of a juvenile). 

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