Thank you to all agencies, officers, agents, task forces and prosecutors who participated in this, the biggest drug and gang bust in Colorado's history. You are so appreciated.
Alan Gathright and Kim Nguyen:
"...You have 500 cops at 6 in the morning who are taking suspects into custody who were this violent and this dangerous and have nobody hurt, it's remarkable. It's rare that I've seen a sophisticated operation done so well and done so smoothly," said Aurora police Chief Dan Oates.
There were close too 100 arrest warrants and dozens of commanders and supervisors working with their teams to make sure the arrests came about smoothly,
"This was not easy by any stretch of the imagination," one law enforcement agent said.
"This is a big deal for Colorado. It sends a clear message to people bringing drugs and selling. And that is,
'Your day will come,'" Walsh said.
"The local gangs should be on notice. If they are involved in violence and they are involved in drug trafficking ... they will go down," said Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr.
He said the effort to disrupt and dismantle the criminal organizations responsible for that "is by no means over and will lead to further investigations."
The investigation showed that the drugs were going to streets of metro Denver, and not mean for any other state...." (Read more? Click title)
"Unapologetically pursuing and tracking patterns within the news others make since 2010."