Slug: CTY sheriff17p Date: 7/16/2008 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: Rodney Hartzell, Deputy, U.S. Marshals, left, and Sheriff James A. Telb, right, address the media about operation FALCON 2008 at the Lucas County Sheriff's office on July 16, 2008.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Rodney Hartzell, left, with Lucas County Sheriff James Telb, discusses a week-long effort led by the U.S. Marshals Service in Toledo at the end of
June that resulted in the arrests of 111 fugitives in northwest Ohio . Authorities said at a news conference yesterday the operation, dubbed FALCON Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally was a combination of local, county, state, and federal agencies working together to arrest violent offenders. In four years, more than 36,500 fugitives have been arrested nationwide as a result of Operation FALCON, they said.