A 90-day law enforcement operation known as “Operation Triple Beam St. Louis” resulted in the arrest of 162 fugitives throughout the St. Louis area.
Led by the Eastern District of Missouri U.S. Marshals Metropolitan Fugitive Task Force (MFTF),multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies from the St. Louis area specifically targeted violent offenders with active local, state and federal arrest warrants from June 17 through Sept. 17, when the operation concluded.
In partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and multiple law enforcement agencies, the Marshals-led operation was conceptualized as a gang and violent crime reduction effort,through targeted intelligence gathering, and fugitive investigation resulting in fugitive apprehensions in the St. Louis area.
“This joint operation had the added effect of strengthening the relationship among our local,state and federal law enforcement counterparts,” said U.S. Marshal
John Jordan of the EasternDistrict of Missouri.
The U.S. Marshals provided multiple resources to include manpower,funds and essential equipment to assist local, state and federal partners in this operation.
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
St. Charles County Police Department
Missouri Highway Patrol Drug Enforcement Administration