Swampscott

Police Conduct Sweeps on North Shore Targeting Gang Members, Drugs: Sources

Sources have confirmed that there have been several arrests

Authorities conduct sweeps in North Shore communities
NBC10 Boston

State and federal law enforcement were conducting sweeps Tuesday morning on the North Shore of Massachusetts, targeting gang members and drugs, sources have confirmed to the NBC10 Boston Investigators.

Authorities conduct sweeps in North Shore communities
NBC10 Boston

STAY IN THE KNOW

icon

Watch NBC10 Boston news for free, 24/7, wherever you are.

icon

Get Boston local news, weather forecasts, lifestyle and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC Boston’s newsletters.

The sweeps were being performed by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Massachusetts State Police Gang Task Force, according to sources.

Authorities conduct sweeps in North Shore communities
NBC10 Boston

An NBC10 Boston crew on Crescent Street in Swampscott captured a significant police presence, where officers were seen taking someone into custody, and carrying boxes that appeared to be labeled as "evidence."

Sources have confirmed that there have been several arrests.

Additional information about Tuesday morning's sweeps has not been made available yet. NBC10 Boston has reached to state police and is waiting to hear back for more information.

Contact Us