VIRGINIA PENINSULA, Va. (WAVY) - In an initiative called "Operation Street Sweeper," the Virginia State Police arrested more than 40 wanted individuals on the Virginia Peninsula over three days.
Sergeant Michelle Anaya told WAVY.com VSP agents made the arrests between June 18 and June 20.
Two arrests were made for possession of controlled substances, two for failure to appear, two for malicious wounding, four arrests for grand larceny, five arrests for assault and battery and 29 for capias warrants.
Other charges included contributing to the delinquency of minors, violating protective orders, prescription fraud, probation violations, breaking and entering, abductions, firearms, refusal of taxicab fare, conspiracy, forging checks and obtaining money by false pretenses.
Individuals arrested on June 18 were taken to the Hampton City Jail for booking. Those arrested on June 19 were taken to the Newport News City Jail, and those arrested June 20 were taken to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.
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