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Operation Rio Grande update: 1,600 arrests since start of operation

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Posted at 10:35 AM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 15:24:30-04

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SALT LAKE CITY – State and local officials are giving an update on the progress of “Operation Rio Grande” and the next steps.

Since the launch of Operation Rio Grande:

  • 1,600 arrests
  • 9 search warrants have resulted in 40 drug trafficking suspects being arrested
  • 61 new treatment beds
  • 15 new detox beds