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“Operation High Tide” was a proactive, multifaceted law enforcement event designed to enhance the quality of life for our citizens by providing pre-determined, specialized public safety operations in designated areas around the city of Phoenix. “High Tide” officially kicked off at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, April 19th, 2013 and ended at midnight on Saturday, April 20th


Almost every bureau and specialty detail within the Phoenix Police Department joined with our law enforcement partners from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona Adult Probation, Maricopa County Constables, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Auto Theft Authority (task force with DPS). The program was also supported by our business and citizen partners:


Cactus Wren Block Watch                  Montebello Avenue Block Watch

Alhambra Block Watch                      Cactus Park Community Alliance

Grand Canyon University                   McClellan Manor Block Watch

Sevilla Block Watch                           Manzanita Block Watch

Take Out the Trash Block Watch       Ranch Market                                          

Alta Vista Block Watch                      Metrocenter Mall

Metro Estates Block Watch                Metro Business Alliance

West Plaza Block Watch


As a group we are incredibly satisfied with the success of High Tide. The tally for the 42 hour operation:


Operation High Tide- Enforcement Phase





Felony Warrants


Misdemeanor Warrants


Arrests - DUI


OV Felony (New)


OV Misdemeanor (New)


New Civil Violations (i.e. citations)




Search Warrants




Evidence Seized 







2.5g Cocaine

1g Marijuana, .5g Cocaine

2oz Marijuana, 11g Heroin, 1lb Cocaine

1/2lb Heroin, 36 vials Spice, 98 Pills

1g Heroin, 7 Pills

938lbs Marijuana, 50 lbs Hash

Vehicles Seized


Property Seized

Scales, Syringes

Ballistic Vets, Rocket Launcher


Additional Information

One (1) prisoner was booked twice; taking into custody on an arrest warrant early Friday morning on April 19th.  During his time in jail, his family served him with an order for protection.  He was arrested for violating that order upon his release on Saturday afternoon April 20th


Two (2) prisoners were held for extradition to other states.