(Several arrests in sweep)….It was called Operation Cold Turkey.
It was a multi-agency law enforcement compliance check operation. It was conducted Tuesday. The County Sheriff’s Office, County Probation Department, Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection and US Marshall’s all participated. The Operation covered the entire county. When they were done, 17 people were under arrest and booked into County Jail. Charges ranged from probation violations, to theft to drug crimes. The cases are being forwarded to the District Attorney’s office review and prosecution.