PETERSBURG, Va. -- In a day-two operation, seventeen people wanted for various crimes in Central Virginia were arrested.
On January 11 and 12, Petersburg Police teamed up with the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Virginia State Police to arrest suspects wanted by Petersburg and surrounding jurisdictions.
According to Petersburg Police, the following people were arrested during the operation:
Probation violation for brandishing a firearm and malicious wounding
Failure to appear (x3), distribution of schedule I&II controlled substance, posession of a firearm with schedule I&II
Possession of firearm by felon
Failure to appear (x2), suspended license, assault on a family member, felony destruction of property, and strangulation
Capias- revocation of suspended sentence (poss. schedule I&II controlled substance)
Violate condition of release and driving without a license
Abduction, larceny, strangulation, and assault on a family member
Larceny, failure to appear (concealed weapon), and possession of schedule I&II controlled substance
Break and entering, and assault on a family member
Suspended operators license, failure to appear, and threats of death of bodily injury
Possession of firearm by convicted felon
Failure to appear (possession of firearm convicted by felon)
Suspended operators license, speeding, felony eluding, and reckless driving
Obstruction of justice, felony eluding, expired registration, reckless driving, driving without a license, and a window tint violation
Aggravated malicious wounding (x2), use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and shooting into an occupied vehicle
A 15 year-old juvenile also received a juvenile detention order for probation violation for robbery.
Police say four more wanted suspects were also arrested before the operation.