More Than 8,000 Violent Fugitives Arrested In Nationwide Sweep
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the operation busted "more than 500 accused murderers, 600 gang members and nearly 1,000 sex offenders."By Katie Link | March 23, 2016
More than 8,000 of the country’s most dangerous criminals are now behind bars thanks to a six-week sweep.
U.S. marshals targeted 12 of the most violent cities, including Baltimore, Chicago and Washington, D.C., during Operation Violence Reduction12 — dubbed Operation VR12 for short.
Federal officials announced Wednesday they busted "more than 500 accused murderers, 600 gang members and nearly 1,000 sex offenders."