WABAUNSEE COUNTY, Kan. – Authorities across central Kansas banded together recently to target “major criminals,” and their efforts were not in vain.
The three-day sting netted “multiple” arrests and resulted in the seizure of more than 120 pounds of methamphetamine, KWCH reported.
According to officials with the Junction City Police Department, the operation focused specifically on Wabaunsee County, and the intercepted meth has an estimated street value of $4.4 million, KSNT reported.
“This operation was a great example of inter-agency collaboration, working together on a common goal, making our communities safer,” the police department stated in a Facebook post announcing the sting’s results.
Fourteen law enforcement agencies partnered to conduct the operation, including Homeland Security Investigations and several local sheriff’s offices, KSNT reported.
Information regarding those persons arrested in connection with the sting, including identities and charges, were not immediately available.