Dozens of suspected gang members arrested in New York City crackdown on drugs and violence

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Authorities in New York City say dozens of people have been arrested in a crackdown on gang-related drugs and violence.

NBC New York ( ) says more than 100 suspected gang members could be charged altogether.

Officials are calling Wednesday's raids one of the biggest gang crackdowns in the city's recent history.

More than 400 police officers have taken part in the operation.


Information from: WNBC-TV,