David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 12-210
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- June 13, 2012
- Contact Person:
- Debbie Carter : firstname.lastname@example.org
"Operation Running Scared"
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and Tampa Police Department seek to reduce the number of outstanding warrants within Hillsborough County.
- June 12, 2012
- Time: 12:00 AM
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and Tampa Police Department "ROC" Squad conduct "Operation Running Scared"
On June 12, 2012, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section along with Tampa Police Department’s Rapid Offender Control Unit, “ROC” Squad conducted a warrants round up in the areas of Sulphur Springs, Ybor City, Jackson Heights, Belmont Heights, Seminole Heights and the East Tampa corridor. Law enforcement fanned out today at 5:00 a.m. looking for individuals wanted for such crimes as Failure to Pay Child Support, Possession or Delivery of various narcotics, Dealing In Stolen Property as well as Battery, Grand Theft and Petit Theft.
When the operation concluded at approximately 10:30 a.m. law enforcement had located 26 subjects serving 33 warrants.
Operations such as this assist in reducing the number of outstanding warrants within Hillsborough County. Members of the Law Enforcement Intelligence Nexus Center “LINC” assisted by interviewing the arrested individuals and gathered information that will be disseminated to appropriate agencies for follow up.