Operation Desert Sweep Issues Dozens Of Citations

POSTED: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 6:30am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 9:29pm

Dozens of arrests to report in the desert of East El Paso. Operation Desert Sweep focuses primarily on the area around the Socorro Activities Complex. Over the past two weeks, the sheriff's department issued more than 40 citations. That includes nearly a dozen minors in possession of alcohol, 25 minors consuming alcohol and five minors for curfew violation. We're told that sheriff's deputies will continue to patrol the area for illegal dumping, underage drinking and people firing guns.

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