Seven people were arrested and 16 stolen motor vehicles were recovered by the Hartford Police Department on Monday.
The operation was conducted by the Hartford Police Major Crimes Division Auto Theft Unit. During the full-day/night operation, police said of the 16 vehicles, 11 were stolen with keys inside them. Of stolen vehicles, 11 were from out of Hartford.
Police said the current market value of the stolen vehicles recovered was about $145,750.
Police also towed four off-road vehicles, two dirt bikes, and two all-terrain vehicles.
There was no damage to city vehicles during the operation. Police said there were "no pursuits, no injuries to officers or suspects, no citizen complaints and no use of force numbers pulled."
Police also said the city of Hartford "is currently at a 13.8% reduction in auto thefts from this time last year."
The following people were arrested in connection with the stolen vehicles:
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