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Several felons captured in OKC fugitive sting

Several felons captured in OKC fugitive sting

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla -- Tasers, an arsenal of firepower, and bullet proof vests. 

The Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations unit is up with the sun, gearing up for a long and dangerous manhunt. 

So far this year, there have been 163 parole violators, escapees and prison walkaways. Agent Martin Reed said, “We had one guy let the battery die. He cut it off and wasn’t coming back until we caught him.” 

On one recent day, it was all hands on deck to round up as many bag guys as possible. 

The team follows up every imaginable lead and executes sweeps in every city, large and small across the state.

Stake outs can last hours, even days. But their patience and hard work usually pays off.

One by one, agents check another name off the warrant list. This sweep yields several captures and many promising new leads.

The Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations team has an impressive record -- 92 fugitives back behind bars in the first 4 months of 2019.

You can run but you cannot hide from the devoted agents representing the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

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