"Operation Spartanburg" Leads To 36 Arrests

Crimes ranging from warrants to non-compliant offenders

Patrick Gentry
July 04, 2018 - 9:37 am

Authorities arrested 36 people, including non-compliant sex offenders, fugitives and others accused of probation violations in Spartanburg County.

The round up - called "Operation Spartanburg" - was carried out by the U.S. Marshals Service, S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services and the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. 

The U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release that non-compliant sex offenders, South Carolina probation or parole violators, and fugitives wanted on felony warrants were arrested. 

Three sex offenders accused of violating court-ordered requirements were arrested during the planning stage of the operation. Authorities made 27 more arrests on June 28.

Six suspects surrendered to the sheriff's office after learning they were wanted on charges.

A total of 36 people were arrested, and 51 warrants were issued during the operation.

You can view the mugshot gallery here.

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