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Texas DPS task force brings in big arrests

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Amarillo, TX - A Texas Department of Public Safety task force sees some big arrests.

The multi-department task force worked to track down high-risk fugitives and wanted gang members throughout the Lubbock and Amarillo region.

Charges from the 45 arrests in the last week range from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon to possession of a controlled substance.

15 searches were carried out during the operation, which resulted in the recovery of 50 grams of meth, 40 grams of cocaine, seven pounds of marijuana and one weapon.

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