Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Postponed “Operation Broken Heart” Warrant Sweep Results in 107 Arrests

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff (PGSO) conducted its “Operation Broken Heart” Warrant Sweep usually conducted in February over the weekend of April 15th through Sunday April 17th.  The operation resulted in 107 arrests, with warrant attempts in both Prince George’s County.    

The warrant sweep was comprised of a law enforcement partnership comprised of fifteen teams, including officers from the Maryland State Police, Prince George’s County Police, Capitol Heights PD, Maryland National Capital Park Police, the US Marshall Service, Prince George’s County Department of Corrections, Prince George’s County Public Safety Communications, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The teams of approximately 6 officers attempted warrant service at over 400 addresses in Prince George’s County.

“The realization of a warrant operation of this size has the greatest chance of success because of a great deal of pre-investigative work by our Warrant Investigations Team that gives us the best opportunity for successful service and because of the collaboration of law enforcement partner resources,” said Captain Randall Cooper, Assistant Bureau Chief of Criminal Operations. “These have been a winning combination.”

The 107 arrests resulted in the closure of 127 outstanding warrants, including the following arrests: First Degree Assault, First Degree Rape, Second Degree Child Abuse, Felony Theft, and First Degree Burglary.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

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