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‘Operation Triple Beam’ nets 150-plus arrests in Pomona

In a crackdown dubbed “Operation Triple Beam,” more than 150 people were arrested and 25 weapons were seized in a three-week operation against gang violence in Pomona that concluded on Tuesday.

The weapons confiscated during “Operation Triple Beam” included assault rifles and handguns.

Officers working with the U.S. Marshal’s Service arrested 165 people, some of them wanted on warrants for violent felonies, according to police.

The crackdown focused on several locations in the city about 30 miles east of Los Angeles, police said.

–Associated Press/UPI/LA Times