Police net arrests in highway drug sting
JANESVILLE—Authorities reported a highway traffic sting on focused on highway safety and illegal drugs netted 19 arrests on Friday.
According to a Janesville Police Department news release:
Police conducted a criminal highway interdiction in and around the city of Janesville from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday.
The effort was focused on highway safety and transportation of illegal drugs into the city of Janesville.
Half of the 19 arrests were for outstanding warrants. Officers made three undisclosed felony arrests during the sting, and issued 36 traffic citations and 50 traffic warnings.
Officers from the Beloit Police Department, the Wisconsin State Patrol, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the Rock County Sheriffs Office, the Milwaukee High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area unit, and Janesville Police K-9 officers carried out the sting.