Thursday raids lead police to multiple arrests. 23 News has learned federal and local authorities raided at least a dozen Rockford homes or apartments over night on Tuesday.
The U.S. attorney's office says a project safe neighborhoods investigation led to several arrests for illegal gun and drug trafficking.
Alderman Dick Goral believes some of the raids took place in his ward. While he's glad to hear drugs and guns have been taken off the street, he says this is just one victory in a long fight.
The U.S. attorney's office will hold a news conference Thursday to announce the details of Wednesday's busts.