The Santa Fe Police Department wrapped up an operation earlier this month that targeted a rise in vehicle thefts.

The initiative, called Operation Caught in 60 Seconds, ran from Feb. 11 to March 10 and resulted in the arrest of four people, according to a Wednesday news release. Three stolen vehicles were found as a result of the operation, according to the release.

By the end of the operation, police said a 40% reduction in reports of stolen motor vehicles occurred between January and February — which saw 78 and 48 reports, respectively.

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