Columbus Police Dept., other agencies execute patrol of city’s crime “hotspots”

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Published: Nov. 2, 2023 at 5:07 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department (CPD) Special Operations Unit, in combination with other law agencies, recently conducted a one-day crime suppression operation.

Officials called the detail Operation Necronomicon Crime Suppression Detail, where law enforcement centered their attention around criminal “hotspots” identified by the CPD’s Intelligence Unit.

The operation resulted in the following,

  • 69 Investigative Contacts
  • 3 Arrests
  • 3 Felony Charges
  • 3 Misdemeanor Charges
  • 32 Traffic Citations
  • 19 Written Traffic Warnings
  • 51 Vehicle Stops
  • One Handgun Seized
  • 67 Grams of Marijuana Confiscated
  • One Gram of Fentanyl Seized

Members of the Patrol Division, Ft. Moore CID Proactive Field Investigations Unit and Muscogee County School District all help carry out the patrol.