FBI Milwaukee: Weapons, drugs, and flamethrower seized in 'Operation Legend' raids
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Local and federal law enforcement officers seized weapons, drugs and a flamethrower while executing search warrants Monday, Aug. 17.
The warrants were executed as part of Operation Legend, a nationwide law enforcement effort aimed at cracking down on violence.
As part of #OperationLegend, the #FBI Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Gang Task Force including @MilwaukeePolice executed two searches yesterday - seizing weapons, drugs and even a flamethrower! #Partnerships #SafeCommunity pic.twitter.com/avmYmjnYtz— FBI Milwaukee (@FBIMilwaukee) August 18, 2020
“Operation Legend reflects the Justice Department’s commitment to work collaboratively with state and local partners to make Milwaukee a safer city for all of its residents,” said United States Attorney Matthew Krueger. “By bringing to justice the shooters,the drug traffickers, and those who carry illegal firearms, we will reduce the levels of violence in our neighborhoods.”