Police arrest 36 people in East County warrant sweep

SAN DIEGO — Sheriff’s deputies in East County arrested 36 people Saturday in a warrant sweep, clearing 44 misdemeanor warrants and two felony warrants.

The sweep included the cities and unincorporated areas of Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Jamul, El Cajon, La Mesa and Rancho San Diego.

The Sheriff’s Department’s Court Services Bureau-Field Division conducted the search and arrest of people with outstanding warrants regardless of the charge or bail amount.

The department encouraged people who have outstanding warrants to turn themselves in between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at any sheriff’s court facilities.

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