Operation WASP rounds up those with outstanding warrants

May 5, 2013 • Local News

The Chaves County Magistrate Court in Roswell, in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies successfully completed Operation WASP (Warrant Arrest Service Project). It is part of an ongoing process to find and arrest defendants with outstanding warrants.

The warrants ranged from felonies such as distribution of methamphetamines, battery on a household member, to traffic misdemeanors.

The warrant service covered all of Chaves County. A total of 250 warrants were checked, of those, 50 had out-of-state addresses.

“We knocked on a total of 200 doors. … We cleared some 30 warrants, many had multiple warrants. We went as far as Lake Arthur to pick up prisoners,” said Chaves County Sheriff Lt. Britt Snyder.

Chief of Police Al Solis said, “This is run by Magistrate Court, and Login to read more

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