For Immediate Release
|February 24, 2012||
U.S. Marshal Kevin A. Carr
Eastern District of Wisconsin (414) 297-3707
|Operation Spring Thaw|
Milwaukee, WI – The United States Marshal for
the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Kevin A. Carr, announced the conclusion of
Operation Spring Thaw. The operation began on February 1, 2012 and ended today.
During the operation, members of the Fugitive Task Force (Milwaukee County
Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Milwaukee Police
Department, Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Waukesha County
Sheriff’s Department and US Marshals) arrested 38 individuals on outstanding
felony warrants. While numerous wanted individuals were taken into custody for a
variety of charges, including Sexual Assault of Children, Reckless Endangerment,
Firearms Violations, Bail Jumping, Arson, Substantial Battery, Fraud and
Probation Violation, the focus was on cold cases (cases where the fugitives had
been wanted for several years).
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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