Seven people were arrested Thursday during a drug and gun investigation in Beloit involving federal authorities.
The Beloit Police Department, Rock County Sheriff’s Office, FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office are involved in the investigation aimed at gangs and drug activity in the city.
Different tactical units targeted at least two locations in Beloit and searches were conducted at the arrest locations, according to a release from Beloit police. The operation was aimed at arresting 10 people.
Law enforcement was out in Beloit 6 a.m. making arrests and collecting evidence.
Four of those arrested are scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday afternoon.
Ceasar Hernandez, 24, of Beloit, was arrested on suspicion of four counts of distributing cocaine, distributing marijuana, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.