EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - Authorities announced on Tuesday afternoon the nationwide arrest of 27 people as part of the Pikes Peak Round-Up.
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder stated that the individuals arrested were wanted for sex offenses throughout the entire country.
“We’ve arrested people for sexual assault, kidnapping, sexual assault of an at-risk person, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and failure to register as a sex offender as well as numerous other drug and criminal offenses,” Sheriff Elder said.
Arrests ranged from right here at home in Colorado Springs and El Paso County to states as far as Florida.
Four of the arrests were on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's top 100 sexual offender list.
Statistics from the Pikes Peak Round-Up are as follows:
- Fugitives arrested- 27
- Total warrants closed- 46
- Felony warrants closed- 31
- Misdemeanor warrants closed- 15
- Weapons cases produced from this operation- 3
- Federal failure to register out-of-state leads- 52