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For Immediate Release

June 25, 2012 DUSM Donna Diaz, District of Hawaii (808) 541-3059
U.S. Marshals Arrest 56 Fugitives During Operation Hukilau Elua

Honolulu, HI - U.S. Marshals Adam Walsh Task Force Officers, Hawaii Fugitive Task Force Officers, and the State Sheriffs teamed up with the City and County of Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney Investigators and conducted Operation Hukilau Elua. Operation Hukilau Elua began Tuesday, June 19, 2012 and concluded yesterday. The five day Operation was an investigative and arrest effort designed to assist the City and County of Honolulu Prosecutors Office in executing sex offender and domestic violence warrants. Law enforcement officials extended the scope of their work by executing felony arrest warrants for crimes such as assault, robbery, burglary, theft, weapons violations, drug offenses, and probation and parole violations. A collaborative effort amongst twenty investigators resulted in the arrest of 56 individuals and 74 State felony warrants cleared.

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