* 72 Arrested on Arrest Warrants and Parole Violations in San Francisco Sweep
Published by Junior Staff Writer on April 6, 2012
Scroll to the bottom to view and make comments
San Francisco police arrested 72 people Wednesday in a 10-hour sting targeting wanted suspects. The operation netted 17 parolees, 50 people wanted on felony charges or warrants and five wanted on misdemeanor charges and warrants, according to police.
The San Francisco’s Sheriff’s Department, state parole agents and San Francisco adult probation officers also took part in the sting. Police Chief Greg Suhr said police regularly conduct citywide operations on this scale in an effort to keep dangerous parolees and wanted fugitives off the streets. “Targeted enforcement such as fugitive apprehension is a key piece of our violence reduction strategy,” Suhr said.
Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.
Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.