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Waco police conduct operation in neighborhood due to citizen's concerns

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Posted at 7:41 AM, Jul 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 08:41:16-04

WACO, TX — Waco police said they conducted an operation in a neighborhood due to citizen concerns.

Police said in an effort to curb an ongoing problem in the 1700 block of Dallas Circle, police officers, K-9 units, neighborhood detectives, traffic unit and dispatchers focused law enforcement efforts on the area Thursday night.

Due to an increase in fights, open-air drug dealing and complaints from citizens, officers responded to help stop the flow on ongoing criminal behavior.

During the operation, officers arrested and filed the following criminal charges.

  • 1 recovered firearm that was stolen out of Waco
  • 1 count of Possession of Firearm by a Felon
  • 1 warrant for Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • 1 theft of a firearm
  • 1 Deadly conduct
  • 3 Criminal Trespass
  • 1 Wanted outside for possession of Marijuana
  • 1 Possession of Controlled Substance
  • 1 Public intoxication
  • 1 B Misdemeanor theft warrant
  • 10 Local Class C Warrants
  • 8 Criminal Trespass Warnings issued to non-residents

Police said officers will continue to make safety a priority for the community.