SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) Thousands of the nation’s most violent offenders are of the streets after a six-week long operation.
The United States Marshals Service arrested more than 8,000 fugitives, gang members, sex offenders and violent criminals during “Operation Violence Reduction 12” between February 1 and March 11.
Among those arrests were 61 people in Utah.
Investigators also seized 463 guns, more than $390,000 and more than 71 kilograms of illegal drugs.
Marshals also recovered 17 children who had been abducted and reported missing.