On August 24, 2017 members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office along with Officers of the Department of Community Supervision combined resources and performed a roundup of persons that held outstanding warrants against them for violating their probation.
Members of the Fugitive and Warrant Division along with Investigators with the Special Investigations Division of the Sheriff’s Office paired up Department of Community Supervision Officers and attempted to make contact with a number of probationers with active warrants for violating conditions of their probation. This joint effort resulted in the arrest of 9 individuals, 7 of whom were arrested for the outstanding violation of probation and 2 that were arrested for drugs located in the residence where the warrants were being served.
Information was also gained as a result of this joint effort on numerous other individuals currently wanted for violating their probation and where they might be located.
Also on August 24th, 2017 members of the Douglas County Fugitive and Warrant Division assisted the United States Marshal’s service in the apprehension of murder suspect that was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred in Paulding County, Georgia during the weekend of August 19th and 20th.