Firearms investigation in Lancaster

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by CYNTHIA VEGA

WFAA

Posted on February 28, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 28 at 7:58 PM

LANCASTER- The Lancaster Police Department has teamed with federal agents in an ongoing federal firearms investigation.

Local officers, along with ATF, FBI, DPS, ICE and state police showed up Monday morning after spending time in the city on Saturday. Lancaster's police headquarters is being used as a base for the operation.

The U.S. Attorney's office has confirmed that investigators are working on issuing a number of warrants.

ATF officials said it is a federal firearms investigation that could lead to a number of arrests.

Authorities will not release the details of the investigation so as not to tip their hand to any suspect who may face charges.

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