One arrested in Blytheville police operation

One arrested in Blytheville police operation

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Blytheville police arrested one person Thursday morning in connection with an operation targeting guns and drugs.

According to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams, the six-month long investigation targeted several people.

Police executed several search warrants.

Multiple law enforcement agencies took part in the operation.

"We've made a promise to the community to help try and take the guns off the streets and stop these shootings and this is a big step in that direction," Adams said.

Adams encourages people to report crimes that they see.

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