ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - An effort at combating crime in the College Hill neighborhood of north St. Louis produced 11 arrests Wednesday, according to Schron Jackson, Public Information Manager for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
Jackson says two guns were also recovered.
Here is a breakdown of the arrests:
1 arrested on a bench warrant
2 arrested for parole violations
2 arrested for DWIs
1 arrested for a probation violation
2 arrested for violations of the Missouri Controlled Substance Law
1 arrested for unlawful use of a weapon
1 arrested for first-degree tampering
1 arrested for a felony violation of the Missouri Controlled Substance Law
Dozens of officers have been committed to the area after a recent spate of violence including homicides and shootings. As many as 50 officers could be involved in the neighborhood at one time.