Winter Haven, Florida - After a busy three-week sweep all across the state of Florida, 43 sheriff's offices busted 11,875 wanted felons.
The investigation lasted from September 28th to October 22nd. The agencies involved included Polk, Hillsborough, Highlands, Hardee, Hernando and Osceola Counties, to name a few.
"Operation Felon Sweep" netted nearly a half million dollars in cash, along with hundreds of guns, pills and cocaine.
Pok County Sheriff Grady Judd called out members of Congress, issuing a challenge to them to stop federal aid to all felons.