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US Marshals Service: Nevada roundup nets 110 arrests

Posted: 10:30 PM, Apr 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-20 06:10:45Z
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a multi-agency roundup in communities across Nevada has resulted in 110 arrests.

The U.S. Marshals Service says the two-week operation that ended Thursday focused on fugitive arrests, gang enforcement and an initiative targeting sex offenders.

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The agency says those arrested in Operation Silver Star included individuals sought on warrants for such crimes as engaging in a sex act with a minor, attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Officers and agents from numerous federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies participated in the operation.