Suffolk Police apprehend 12 fugitives in massive indictment sweep

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — On Wednesday, the Suffolk Police Department along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the United States Marshal Service issued ten narcotics and firearms related search warrants.

A months-long investigation conducted by Suffolk Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team-Criminal Investigations Division and the ATF led to the massive indictment sweep.

Narcotics and multiple firearms were seized during the execution of the search warrants. Police arrested 12 people and 109 direct indictments were served.

Suffolk Police Chief Al Chandler, Suffolk Commonwealth Attorney Narendra Pleas and a representative with the ATF held a press conference Monday at 3 p.m. at Suffolk Police headquarters.

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