' Operation Falcon' nets a number of fugitive arrests in Oklahoma - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

' Operation Falcon' nets a number of fugitive arrests in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Nearly 600 fugitives are arrested in Oklahoma as part of a nationwide roundup in which more than 10,000 fugitives were apprehended.

Officials say 221 fugitives were arrested in the state's Western District, headquartered in Oklahoma City. Another 124 people were arrested in the state's Northern District based in Tulsa, and 241 arrests were made in the Eastern District headquartered in Muskogee.

Northern District Marshall Tim Welch says Oklahoma ranked third in the nation in arrests made during the roundup.

Nationally, officials say the dragnet dubbed Operation Falcon caught 10,340 people and cleared more than 13,000 outstanding warrants.

Among those captured were 150 gang members and 100 unregistered sex offenders.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.