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Janesville operation results in 8 arrests

Published On: Jan 25 2013 04:07:09 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 25 2013 04:43:08 PM CST
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

A Janesville police operation has resulted in eight arrests in relation with heroin sales in the city.

According to a Janesville Police Department statement, an investigation into the sale of heroin in Janesville led to Operation “Broken Needle.”

As a result of the operation, three search warrants of Janesville residences have been executed and eight individuals were arrested. Police also seized two motor vehicles and several firearms.

The statement said at least nine children have been referred to the Rock County Department of Child Protective Services.

JPD has not yet released the identities of the arrested individuals.

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