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More than 25 arrests since Operation Legend expanded to Indianapolis

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 18:00:42-04

INDIANAPOLIS — More than 25 people have been charged with federal crimes in Indianapolis after Operation Legend was expanded to include the city.

Operation Legend is a law enforcement initiative in which federal agencies work with state and local law enforcement officials. The initiative is also taking place in Kansas City, Chicago, Albuquerque, Cleveland, Detroit, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Memphis.

In Indianapolis, 26 people have been charged with federal crimes, including 10 with drug-related charges, 12 with gun-related charges and four with other violent crimes.

Since the program started, more than 2000 arrests have been made; more than 544 firearms have been seized; and more than seven kilos of fentanyl, 14 kilos of heroin, 12 kilos of cocaine, and 50 kilos of methamphetamine have been seized.