Toledo Police announce results of East Toledo special operation
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Toledo Police Department has announced the results of an East Toledo special operation.
TPD, alongside local, state and federal agencies, began Operation E.S.S.E.X. II, or East Side Safety EXpansion, on Feb. 27. Operation E.S.S.E.X. II was the first Toledo Enhanced Area Method, or T.E.A.M., operation of 2023.
The law enforcement portion of Operation E.S.S.E.X. II successfully addressed gun violence, narcotics sales, traffic violations, blight and contacting local businesses to assess their needs.
TPD says T.E.A.M operations will carry on through 2023 as TPD continues to partner with other Toledo public service departments and the community to improve the quality of life for Toledo residents.
The following are the results of Operation E.S.S.E.X. II:
|Guns seized: 22||Non-enforcement citizen contacts/assists: 242|
|Search warrants executed: 15||Gun safety programs: 4|
|Dollar amount of drugs seized: $70,390||Gun safety billboards: 4|
|Persons arrested: 222||Bike/foot patrol hours: 83|
|Citations issues: 663||Community meetings: 2|
|DUI arrests: 10||CPTED (Area Businesses and School Contacts): 11|
|Parking tags issued: 266||Junk/abandoned cars towed: 136|
|Truants processed: 6||Blighted properties/city referrals: 216|
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