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17 arrests made in Petersburg crime sweep operation

Petersburg Police.PNG
Posted at 9:01 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 21:19:13-05

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:

Jaytrez Mason

Jaytrez Mason
Probation violation for brandishing a firearm and malicious wounding

Justin Alston

Justin Alston
Failure to appear (x3), distribution of schedule I&II controlled substance, posession of a firearm with schedule I&II

Carlo Hayes

Carlo Hayes
Possession of firearm by felon

Thomas Clanton

Thomas Clanton
Failure to appear (x2), suspended license, assault on a family member, felony destruction of property, and strangulation

Byron Anderson

Byron Anderson
Capias- revocation of suspended sentence (poss. schedule I&II controlled substance)

Jamarcus Hayes

Jamarcus Hayes
Violate condition of release and driving without a license

Major Bland

Major Bland
Abduction, larceny, strangulation, and assault on a family member

Devon Boswell

Devon Boswell
Felonious assault

Tyree Tyler

Tyree Tyler
Larceny, failure to appear (concealed weapon), and possession of schedule I&II controlled substance

Dakwan Price

Dakwan Price
Break and entering, and assault on a family member

Salvatore Scaturchio

Salvatore Scaturchio
Suspended operators license, failure to appear, and threats of death of bodily injury

Jimell Townes

Jimell Townes
Possession of firearm by convicted felon

Cameron Friend

Cameron Friend
Failure to appear (possession of firearm convicted by felon)

Tavares Spratley

Tavares Spratley
Suspended operators license, speeding, felony eluding, and reckless driving

Tikayla Dunston

Tikayla Dunston
Obstruction of justice, felony eluding, expired registration, reckless driving, driving without a license, and a window tint violation

Kywone Lewis

Kywone Lewis
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.