Operation Summer Heat Wraps up with 186 Warrants Cleared

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Tampa Police and the US Marshals Service began the operation searching for 378 felons wanted on a total of 459 felony warrants. After the 4 day operation, they have cleared 186 warrants and tracked down or arrested 156 Felons. The remaining warrants will now be assigned to Tampa Police Districts for the next stage of the operation.

69 of the warrants were cleared by arrest and 5 of those arrests were by the US Marshals Service in Georgia, Ohio, Virginia, Texas and Jacksonville.

21 suspects were deceased

20 suspects were located in prison and will be charged with TPD warrant when released.

46 suspects located in other states, but the State of Florida will not extradite to Tampa

The arrests include: Attempted Murder (2) Robbery cases, (3) Felony Battery cases, Armed Robbery VOP, False Imprisonment, Deriving Proceeds from Prostitution, Compelling Individual to Become a Prostitute, Trafficking Oxycodone and multiple Felony Drug Charges.

Laura McElroy