ATLANTA - Several public safety agencies partnered together to arrest nearly a dozen people in 'Operation Spring Cleaning'.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Ocmulgee Drug Task Force, The Department of Community Supervision (DCS), The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), arrested 11 people with outstanding drug, probation, and parole warrants.

Officers seized more than 4 ounces of marijuana, approximately 10 grams of crack cocaine, ecstasy pills, three firearms, and approximately $800.00 in U.S. Currency.

DCS Field Operations Director David Morrison says 'Operation Spring Cleaning’ was an effort to promote public safety.

“We are grateful to have worked alongside the agencies involved. In operations of this nature, our primary goal is to enhance public safety and keep our communities safe.”

About DCS:

The Georgia Department of Community Supervision is responsible for the effective and efficient supervision of Georgia’s adult felony offenders and Class A and Class B designated juvenile offenders. Utilizing a holistic approach to offender supervision that involves all facets of the community which includes, but is not limited to: victims and their families, programs for offenders and their families, involvement in community activities and partnerships with other criminal justice agencies, DCS works to hold offenders accountable and reduce the state’s recidivism rate.

Media Contact:

Racheal Peters, DCS Director of Public Affairs