Thursday, November 02, 2006

Fertile Fields

Operation Falcon: Largest Fugitive Round-Up In U.S. History--MEMPHIS


Operation Falcon, a combined state, local and federal fugitive round-up, netted 262 fugitives in West Tennessee. 103 of the fugitives were sex offenders who failed to register with the state. There were also dozens of known gang members brought in during the week-long operation.

In West Tennessee, 41 people were arrested on drug warrants. 31 people were arrested on assault warrants. 32 people were arrested on burglary warrants, and 16 were arrested on robbery warrants. There were also three people caught who were wanted in connection with a homicide.

A total of 47 local, state, and federal agencies worked on Operation Falcon in West Tennessee.

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