Roundup leads to 57 arrests in Chattanooga

Roundup leads to 57 arrests in Chattanooga

March 19th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

A two-day roundup led by Chattanooga-area law enforcement agencies put 57 people behind bars.

According to Chattanooga police spokeswoman Sgt. Jerri Weary, the countywide saturation event on Thursday and Friday involved the police department, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Most arrests were for misdemeanors, but police made several drug and gang-related arrests, Weary said.

Officials also seized more than $8,000 in cash, more than 70 grams of marijuana, more than 25 grams of cocaine and 248 pills, she said.