FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Peter J. Elliott, U.S. Marshal     
November 01, 2005 Northern District of Ohio, (216) 522-2150

Fugitive Safe Surrender Program

U.S. Marshal Peter Elliot (center) with Tom Pokorney and Greg Popovich

U.S. Marshal Peter J. Elliott recognizes the collaborative efforts of Cuyahoga County Administrator Tom Pokorney and Cuyahoga County Deputy Administrator Greg Popovich after completion of Fugitive Safe Surrender.

More than 842 people in trouble with the law - 324 with outstanding felony warrants - voluntarily surrendered in an unprecedented coalition of faith-based, nonprofit, law enforcement and judicial authorities at Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio.  Further details are included in the October 27, 2005 press release found on the district internet website.