U.S. marshals rounded up 7,127 fugitives in Operation Violence Reduction Seven that took place in seven cities, including some in Maryland.
The marshals arrested the assailants between March 2 and April 10. Investigators focused on fugitives with three or more prior felony arrests for violent crimes, narcotics and weapons offenses.
"We focused on murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, robbery, aggravated assault, arson, abduction, kidnapping, sexual assault and child molestation," U.S. Marshals Service spokesman David Lutz said.
In Maryland, the task force worked with state and local police to apprehend 181 fugitives in Baltimore, Hagerstown and Salisbury. They arrested 50 people for assault, 21 for homicide, 39 for narcotics and 54 for robbery, eight for weapons offenses, four for sex assault, one for sexual offense and one for arson.