83 caught in Operation Community Impact

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 12:53 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 12:50 AM
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More than 80 people are behind bars after a three-day operation by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

“With everything we had going on, I think we are completely satisfied with the results,” Capt. Scott Gay said.

It was the department’s second year of Operation Community Impact.

Gay said the operation, which ended Friday, was brought back after 98 people were put behind bars in its first year.

This year, 80 Richmond County officers teamed with the Georgia Department of Corrections, parole board and probation office to search for those with active warrants for probation and parole violations and repeat offenders.

They targeted 100 violators, and at operation’s end 83 people had been apprehended.

Gay said deputies particularly focused on active warrants and high-crime areas.

Offenders were temporarily housed at the Richmond County jail before being moved into state custody.

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steelerbud1
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steelerbud1 09/24/12 - 01:01 pm
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yea baby

yea baby....nice work Richmond Ct.,...weed and seed, weed and seed....Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you clean up the garbage in the streets...

showboat
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showboat 09/24/12 - 01:32 pm
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GIVE US SOME PICTURES
Unpublished

GIVE US SOME PICTURES PLEASE!!!

just an opinion
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just an opinion 09/24/12 - 02:08 pm
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Roundtree Is Against These Operations

He stated in Sheriff's debates that all these operations do is lock people up and he is opposed to them. ASK HIM!!

corgimom
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corgimom 09/24/12 - 03:34 pm
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83 people is just a small

83 people is just a small drop in a very large bucket.

angels3gamer1
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angels3gamer1 09/24/12 - 05:23 pm
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Yea, But

Yea, but it's a darn good start!

rebellious
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rebellious 09/25/12 - 12:15 am
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All You Need Is Love

These poor misguided deadbeat Dad's, Probation and Parole violators and repeat offenders just need a little Love! Thatz All....

Freddie says "Lockem Up"

I especially like that most were on State violations, so they will not fall on the Richmond County taxpayer's back.

if you can't do the time, don't do the crime.

Just my opinion.

rebellious
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rebellious 09/25/12 - 12:17 am
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Is it me

Or do you have to be named Scott to be a spokesman for the RCSD. Wait, there is Blaise.

Nevermind.....(spoken like RoseAnn Roseanna dana)

JRC2024
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JRC2024 09/25/12 - 08:54 am
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Go thru Harrisburg and you

Go thru Harrisburg and you can easily get 80 more deadbeats. Saw a few last nite at the Shell station.

Bulldog
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Bulldog 09/29/12 - 09:52 am
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Every quarter

This operation needs to be run every 2-4 months. Most of these people are absolutely amazed when they are picked up because they never expected anyone to follow up on the old warrents, etc. Let 'em know that this community has some real teeth!

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