This past weekend, the Denver Police Department released a roster of its fifty most wanted criminals -- and since then, it's been steadily rounding up the targeted scofflaws.
The latest to join this no-longer-so-exclusive club is Samuel Crespin, No. 5, who was wanted for a parole violation.
Look below for the DPD's take on its progress throughout the week:
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The Fugitive Location Apprehension Group FLAG along with several other Metro Area Law Enforcement agencies are continuing to look for the fugitives identified on the 50 Most Wanted list. On March 17, 2010, FLAG located and arrested number 5 Samuel Crespin in Lafayette, Colorado. Crespin was wanted for parole violation.
Previous Release March 17, 2010
The Fugitive Location Apprehension Group FLAG along with several other Metro Area Law Enforcement agencies are continuing to look for the fugitives identified on the 50 Most Wanted list. On Sunday, March 14, 2010, officers set out to locate the 50 suspects on the list. They were able to locate and arrest 4 suspects on the 50 Most Wanted list and 26 additional suspects with outstanding warrants.
As of March 17, 2010, officers have been able to locate 3 more suspects on the 50 Most Wanted list. Number 21 Louis A. Olona was wanted for parole violation was arrested by FLAG in Thornton. Number 47, Alicia F. Esquibel who was wanted for assault and menacing, turned herself in to authorities. Police arrested number 38 Jharel Bobby Jones who was wanted for Attempt Murder and was listed as a High Risk Arrest. Officers received information Jones was hiding in an apartment located in 11100 block of East Alameda. The apartment was surrounded by uniformed officers and contact was made with the residents of the apartment. Jharel Jones immediately surrendered without incident. This brings the total of those arrested on the 2010, 50 Most Wanted list to 7.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any wanted fugitive, please contact your local police department. If you wish to remain anonymous you may do so by contacting Crime Stoppers. You can reach Crime Stoppers by visiting their website at www.metro-denvercrimestoppers.com or by calling their 24 tip line at 720-913-STOP (7867). If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash award up to $2,000.00.