DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 38 in ‘Operation Safe Summer 2024’

June 6, 2024
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DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Arrests 38 in 'Operation Safe Summer 2024'

🕵️ The Gist: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, made 38 arrests on various felony and misdemeanor charges during a two-day multi-jurisdictional task force operation called “Operation Safe Summer 2024.”

🤔 Why It Matters: The arrests of these suspected offenders contribute to making the communities in DeKalb County safer by holding individuals accountable for their alleged crimes.

🚔 Operation Details:

  • The task force made 277 attempts to arrest individuals with active warrants on June 4 and 5.
  • 38 people were successfully arrested and transported to the DeKalb County Jail without incident.
  • Charges included Aggravated Assault Weapon, Vehicular Homicide, Battery Family Violence, Theft by Taking, Terroristic Threats, Criminal Trespass, Robbery, and Felony Probation Violation, among others.

🤝 Collaborative Effort: The operation involved special units from the Sheriff’s Offices of Clayton, Fulton, Henry, and Rockdale Counties, as well as the DeKalb County Marshals Office, Stone Mountain Police Department, DeKalb County State Court Probation Office, and DeKalb Community Supervision.

🗣️ Sheriff’s Statement: “These arrests mean that a significant number of suspected offenders are now off the streets,” said DeKalb County Sheriff Melody M. Maddox. “We are pleased with these results, and we appreciate the participation of our partner law enforcement agencies. Together we can make a measurable impact on crime in our communities.”

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