Several area law enforcement agencies conducted a saturation operation in St. Joseph overnight.
The project focused on street level criminals and locating stolen vehicles. According to the St. Joseph Police Department, there were 77 vehicle stops made, 60 citations issued, 39 warning tickets issued, nine felony warrants served, six misdemeanor warrants served and three other arrests. Five vehicles failed to yield to officers and four of those drivers were arrested.
Capt. Jeff Wilson with the SJPD said there were also a couple guns seized during the course of the operation.
The operation included the St. Joseph Police Department, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office, Andrew County Sheriff’s Department and the Elwood Police Department.
All criminal cases from the operation are being submitted to the Buchanan County Prosecutor’s Office for charge considerations.