During the evening hours of June 2 and June 3, 2016, local area law enforcement partnered to conduct a street level criminal enforcement saturation in the cities of Nampa and Caldwell and in Canyon County. Personnel from the Nampa Police Department, Caldwell Police Department, Boise Police Department, Idaho State Police, Idaho Department of Corrections, METRO Violent Crimes Task Force, and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Canyon County Prosecutor’s Office participated in the saturation patrols. Officers worked in teams and concentrated on street level gang members and drug dealers.
During the operation, officers focused on Nampa on June 2 and Caldwell on June 3. Officers utilized highly visible uniformed officer presence with a focus on marked patrol style stops. During the two-day criminal enforcement saturation, officers made 58 traffic stops; issued 12 citations; made 28 misdemeanor arrests or summons; made 13 felony arrests and K9 officers were utilized 12 times.
“The event was a success and will be an ongoing occurrence throughout the summer months,” said Nampa Police Sgt. Jason Cantrell. “The Nampa Police Department would like to give special thanks to all the law enforcement agencies involved and to the cities of Nampa and Caldwell, for the community support we have received.”
For further information, please contact Sgt. Tim Riha at 468-5606.