WUSA-9 CBS: Law Enforcement Conducting Gang-Related Sweep In DC Metro Area
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a a gang-related sweep in parts of northern Virginia and DC Wednesday morning.
Details of the operation are under seal at a federal courthouse in Virginia, which is why information is sparse.
A spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said the “round-up” was on-going mid-Wednesday afternoon.
Lloyd Burton said it focused on “local gangs” and “violent criminals” in Northern Virginia, with some operations spilling over into DC.
He said the ATF had been investigating for some time, but needed help from other police agencies as it swept in to arrest suspects. He said some firearms were involved.
According to Kadia Koroma, spokeswoman for the FBI Washington Field Office, the court-authorized law enforcement activity in the DC region and involved multiple federal, state, and local agencies.
Another law enforcement source confirmed to WUSA9’s Bruce Leshan that the agencies are making multiple arrests.
No further details are being released at this time, however an update is expected from the FBI later Wednesday afternoon.
DESTROYING THE ILLUSION
with Jordan Sather
Jordan Sather reporting early on the story, and feels that the “gangs” may be a cover story to keep calm while they arrest politicians and other public figures.
Mainstream Media, “Fake News” CNN no less, is pointing out the odd behavior, or lack thereof, on Trump’s Twitter feed. Trump on a Twitter-leash while the agencies are taking care of dirty business seems to make a lot of sense.
Something Very Weird Is Going On With Donald Trump’s Twitter Feed Right Now
Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
Updated 11:39 AM ET, Wed December 6, 2017
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is — almost — nowhere on Twitter right now.
Over the past 48 hours, Trump has sent four tweets and retweeted one other thing. That’s it. By comparison, Trump sent 10 tweets and retweeted four other tweets in the previous two days.
And, it’s not just the volume of tweets that represents a marked change of late for Trump. It’s the kind of things he’s tweeting.
Here are the three tweets Trump has sent over the last 48 hours:
Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Conducting Operation in DC Region
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Few details are being released on a wide-ranging law enforcement operation involving multiple agencies in the DC region this morning.
According to Kadia Koroma, spokeswoman for the FBI Washington Field Office, the court authorized law enforcement activity is happening in the DC region, and involves multiple federal, state, and local agencies.
No further details are being released at this time, however an update is expected from the FBI later this afternoon.
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