SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Sheriff's deputies conducted a sweep Saturday in eastern parts of the city that resulted in 23 people being jailed for misdemeanor and felony warrants, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
The warrant sweep took place between 6 a.m. and noon today in the city's eastern region, according to San Diego Sheriff's Sgt. James Blanton. Deputies arrested 23 people who had outstanding warrants for felony and misdemeanor offenses.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department had increased its efforts to apprehend wanted criminals during the past several months, Blanton said, and urged those with outstanding warrants to turn themselves in at a court facility during business hours.
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