Warrant round up leads to multiple arrests
UPDATE 3/27/14 5:30 P.M.:
Bill Berry with the Albany Dougherty Drug Unit released a statement to FOX 31 saying, "At approximately 1:00 PM this afternoon a "MULTI-AGENCY TEAM" of Law Enforcement Officers begin the second day of serving Arrest Warrants as well as doing Probation and Parole Compliance Checks. Over 100 Law Enforcement Officers are involved and are presently working throughout the City and County. We have arrested 8 subjects, so far, on a variety of charges.
Law Enforcement Officers from ADDU, APD, DCP, DCSO, GDC Probation Gang Task Force, State Board of Pardons & Parole, ASU, US Marshall's Fugitive Task Force, and the Department of Juvenile Justice have been involved and will be continuing to serve these warrants throughout the night."
Operation F.A.C.T started early Wednesday morning by 10 law enforcement agencies has led to 31 arrests and more are expected as warrants will be served throughout the day.
Major Bill Berry with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit says that over 130 officers have been involved in the arrests so far with each team taking 10 warrants.
Crimes ranged from aggravated assault to probation violation and during the operation, police found spice, ecstasy and marijuana.
Agencies participating include the ADDU, Albany Police Department, Dougherty County Police Department, Dougherty County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Department of Corrections & Probation, State Board of Pardons & Parole, Albany State University Police, Georgia State Patrol, US Marshall's Fugitive Task Force, and the Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division.