Eighty fugitives were arrested last week during a five-day multi-agency operation on Oahu.
The U.S. Marshals Task Force and the Honolulu Police Department initiated the operation on June 26 where law enforcement tracked down the fugitives across the island.
The fugitives were wanted for various violent crimes, including homicide, assault, robbery, firearms and explosives, sex assault, drugs and organized crime.
In addition to the arrests, law enforcement officers also executed 171 outstanding state arrest warrants and generated a total bail amount of over $3 million, according to a U.S. Marshals Service news release.
Acting Honolulu Police Chief Cary Okimoto said in the release, “This operation sends a strong message that fugitives on Oahu will be tracked down and apprehended.
“Taking dangerous individuals off the street is one way of making Honolulu safer,” he added. “We thank our federal and state partners for helping to accomplish this.”
The operation included officers from HPD’s Criminal Investigation Division and Crime Reduction Unit as well as federal agents from the U.S. Marshals Service; FBI; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and U.S. Social Security Administration Office of Investigations.