Washington, DC – U.S. Marshal Edwin Sloane announces the completion of a district warrant sweep. The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), District of Columbia along with the assistance of the USMS Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and USMS Investigative Operations Division, Criminal Investigations Branch conducted a four day warrant sweep entitled “Operation Spring Forward”. The sweep began on April 1, 2014 and commenced on April 4, 2014.
The purpose of this operation was to complete a timely review of all the pending warrants for federal probation violations and federal bail default issued in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and initiate investigative endeavors for each. A total of ninety seven endeavors were completed and thirty two arrests made.
Information during this operation revealed that eighteen wanted subjects are now residing outside of the United States. Additionally, valuable information was obtained that permitted the closure of older cases.
The operation was a success.