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Operation Rolling Thunder in the 'Cuse

32 wanted persons nabbed:

City of Syracuse Police Chief Gary Miguel has announced that a four day joint operation has led to the arrest of thirty-two defendants for a total of sixty-two charges.

This enforcement program nicknamed "Operation Rolling Thunder" is a joint effort between the Syracuse Police Department Warrant Squad and The United States Marshall Service. This was a four-day warrant operation that ran from Jan. 8 to Jan. 11. This operation is funded by the New York Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Operation Rolling Thunder brings together local, state and federal agencies to target the worst of the worst fugitives in the higher crime areas. Working through a coordinated and concentrated enforcement strategy, law enforcement is able to remove dangerous predators from our neighborhoods and make sure they are no longer free to roam the streets and commit more vicious crimes. This initiative was the fourth Operation Rolling Thunder sting since this program was created last year.

The following is a breakdown of the charges:

25 Felonies, 29 Misdemeanors, 5 violations and 3 traffic warrants for a total of sixty-two charges on thirty two defendants. The arrests included a wanted fugitive named Isaac Poole age, 27 who was wanted in Charleston, South Carolina for variety of violent felony charges including possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent Crime and drug trafficking charges. Chief Miguel stated "this was a dangerous felon who had fled to our community in an effort to avoid going to jail. Thanks to the efforts of the officers working Operation Rolling Thunder this suspect is now in custody and he will not be able to commit any further violent crimes in here in Central New York."

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