55 People Arrested In Miami Crime Sweep

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fifty-five arrests were made in Miami’s central district area in a two-day crime sweep.

The sweep dubbed “Operation Resilience” pinpointed the areas of Overtown, Allapattah, Downtown and Wynwood, according to police reports.

The operation involved officers from the motor, tactical, and gang units, states CBS4’s news partner The Miami Herald.

Major David Magnusson, commander of department’s Tactical Operations Section, told the paper they “They have been pretty successful, especially when dealing with violent crime.”

The operation took place Oct. 3 and Oct. 5. In the end, there were 26 felony, 24 misdemeanor and five traffic arrests. Of those arrests, 12 came from a reverse drug sting at 438 NW 7th St. and another five came from a prostitution detail.

Also picked up was a robbery fugitive from of Leon County.

Magnusson said the operations are catching on and if you live in the city, “They are coming to a neighborhood near you.”

CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald contributed to this report.

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