Category: Local News

San Diego, California - Saturday, the San Diego Sheriff's Department's Court Services Bureau-Field Division conducted a warrant sweep in the San Diego region. The areas affected by the sweep included downtown, the greater San Diego area and North San Diego County communities.

The focus of the operation was on the apprehension of suspects with outstanding misdemeanor and felony warrants. A total of thirty (30) adults were arrested on misdemeanor warrants and One (1) adult was arrested for a felony warrant. An overall total of thirty-six (36) misdemeanor warrants and one felony warrant were cleared. The warrant charges included: driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license, domestic violence, vandalism, narcotics and petty theft.

The deputies went to in excess of seventy-five (75) residences. This warrant sweep was funded by the Sheriff's Warrant System Automation Trust Fund. The trust fund is made up of assessment fees collected from people who have violated a written promise to appear in court or otherwise failed to comply with a court order.

The San Diego Sheriff's Department will continue its efforts in the apprehension of wanted subjects. Persons who have outstanding warrants are encouraged to turn themselves in Monday - Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM at any one of the Sheriff's Court Facilities.