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Street Gangs Targeted In Wilmington Sweep, 40 Arrested

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WILMINGTON (CBS) — Wilmington may be a little safer this weekend in the wake of a massive law enforcement gang sweep.

More than 800 federal agents and local law enforcement officers served felony search warrants on the members of 10 street gangs, mostly based in Wilmington.

40 Arrested In Law Enforcement Sweep Of Wilmington: KNX 1070’s Bill Cooper reports.

More than 40 suspects were arrested, charged with selling methamphetamine, crack and weapons to other gangs.

Councilwoman Janice Hahn, whose district includes Wilmington, cheered the news of the sweep.

“This is really gonna clean up Wilmington,” Hahn said.

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