East County Warrant Sweep Nets 33 Arrests

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    On Saturday, an hours-long warrant sweep in the East County ended with over a two-dozen arrests, said officials with the San Diego County Sheriff’s department.

    From about 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. police officials covered ground in El Cajon, La Mesa and Santee, and the unincorporated areas of El Cajon, Alpine and Lakeside, according to a published report.

    Officials said 33 suspects were apprehended on outstanding misdemeanor and felony warrants.

    One suspect who was to be arrested for possession of heroin was in possession of the substance when officials arrived, officials said.

    During the sweep, 42 warrants were cleared, including six felonies and 36 misdemeanors.

    Officials from the Sheriff's Departments Court Services, Field Unit, and the San Diego Fugitive Task Force participated in the sweep.