The 50-plus cops sent to the downtown and
Police released the stats as the debate over how to combat crime in the city's premier tourist attraction continues, with two state lawmakers now saying the city should admit its overwhelmed and ask for state police intervention.
Read more details about that plea, and the city's stern rejection, in today's story. Two of the arrests made last weekend were for guns. Here are some details of those arrests not contained in today's daily story:
* Police said the two gun seizures made during the extra downtown deployment occurred May 31. In the first case, an officer questioning a suspicious man at Saratoga and Howard streets, near
* Later that same evening, police said officers spotted a red and white dirt bike being driven south on Light Street near the harbor. A police helicopter followed it from above and officers arrested a 21-year-old man after he threw a bag over a fence along East