week of May 14th, 2012 the United States Marshals Service, in collaboration with
the Glynn County Sheriff’s Office, the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force,
the Georgia Bureau of Investigation COPS grant funded Internet Crimes Against
Children Task Force and the Georgia Department of Corrections, Brunswick
Probation Office, and the S.E. Probation TAC team conducted a two day compliance
check of all registered sex offenders in Glynn County. A total of 35 Local,
State and Federal Law Enforcement Officers were involved.
Operation "Golden Isles" was a two pronged effort of compliance and enforcement.
The focus of the compliance operation was a comprehensive physical verification
of every offender, their residences, their employment and compliance with their
registration requirements. The enforcement operation centered on the service of
17 newly issued warrants for registration and probation violations.
This joint operation resulted in the successful location and verification of 105
sex offenders. In total 32 arrests were made. Of these 15 arrests were made for
new violations discovered during the course of the operation. Additional charges
included a new charge for possession of child pornography and two charges for
firearms violations. As a result of the team’s diligent efforts two firearms and
an amount of narcotics were seized.
The combined efforts of these dedicated law enforcement professionals were
instrumental in the successful execution of Operation “Golden Isles.” This
initiative is the second of many operations planned for the future in an effort
to protect and safeguard our community and most especially the safety of our
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