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'Flight Cancelled' for Durham criminals

Friday, July 19, 2013

A week-long joint operation of local and state law enforcement agencies has netted 132 arrests in Durham. More than two dozen are reputed gang members.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Durham County Sheriff's Office and Durham Police Department announced the results of "Operation Cancelled Flight" Friday.

In addition to the arrests, drugs, weapons, and cash were seized.

"Operation Cancelled Flight is a prime example of the great work that can be accomplished through the collaboration of state, county and local law enforcement agencies," said DPS Secretary Kieran Shanahan.

The arrests also included 34 probation breakers.

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