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Police Conduct More Police Sweeps

Mayor Christenson says residents should expect more sweeps aimed at 'sending a message' to criminal elements in the city.

About 15-20 police motorcycles moved throughout the city both Friday and Saturday evenings, in a series of several planned 'police sweeps' aimed at curbing crime in the city. 

Saturday night's presence was the fourth night the city has utilized the regional program, at no cost to the city.

Mayor Gary Christenson said he had not heard of any arrests related to the sweeps, though a police spokesperson was not immediately available for confirmation.

Bystanders were seen taking notice of the parade of police officers, who reportedly stopped at several parks throughout the city. 

DannyBoy October 03, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Sorry west meff, politics is not my cup of tea. Besides, you're the one who offered a solution to poverty and drugs, and we have yet to hear about it. You better have something of substance to back that statement, or other people will call you out on that.
full metal jacket October 06, 2012 at 11:32 PM
when my mother was stabbed to death in her west end home by an intruder in 1999 it was such an isolated incident...a junkie coke head needed more money to keep his fix going.....but now its an everyday thing in Malden..the house breaks are out of control the pills and heroin have taken over kids are dead from overdoses in record highs....its a mess out there right now I moved my kids out of Malden after my daughter was sexually assaulted at the H.S. as if we weren't through enough....Malden schools backed her attackers saying they were less fortunate kids blah blah blah....its a sh!@# show...half way houses all over the city etc...Howard was only the tip of the ice berg...I could expose so much corruption in that city its a joke....all these sweeps and no arrests?????? and no police official available to the mayor for comment just made me laugh so hard I fell out of my chair.......
Kelley October 06, 2012 at 11:57 PM
Sorry-Hope your family is doing better. I recall this incident. With everything you say about this city it's a wonder anyone purchases a home here. Just hope things aren't this bad.
brit February 08, 2013 at 04:10 PM
well said
brit February 08, 2013 at 04:16 PM
malden police needs to start getting the drugs dealers so people will continue getting help and stop looking the other wayy!!!!!

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