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  • December 11, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the arrest of Richard Buck. Buck was currently being sought by the Connecticut State Police for the offenses of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury/Impairing Morals of Minor and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • October 22, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Jonathan Santiago-Torres in a northeast Ocala apartment complex. Santiago-Torres was wanted by the Caguas Municipal Court in Puerto Rico on an outstanding arrest warrant for Homicide and weapons-related charges.
  • September 24, 2014 - Today the U.S. Marshals Service celebrates its 225th anniversary. As the nation’s oldest, most versatile federal law enforcement agency, it continues to build on its legacy of steadfast service and its unique position in the country’s federal justice system.
  • June 17, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Willie Eastman inside an apartment complex near downtown Gainesville. Eastman was wanted by the Gainesville Police Department for Attempted First Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
  • March 12, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced today the arrest of Demonta Price for First Degree Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Violation of Parole on an original conviction of Armed Robbery.
  • March 11, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Milton man who was wanted in Michigan on a 1999 warrant that was issued 11 years after the alleged crime took place. U.S. Marshals in Michigan were able to determine that James Curtis White, who is wanted by the Michigan State Police for Criminal Sexual Conduct on a Victim less than 13 years of age, was most likely living in Santa Rosa County.
  • December 27, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Bricen Bowden tonight in the city of Alachua. Bowden was wanted by the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office on an outstanding arrest warrant for (1) shooting into an occupied vehicle, (2) possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, (3) aggravated assault, and (4) discharging a firearm in public.
  • December 17, 2013 - In a joint effort, the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office hit the streets of Escambia County the past week in the second phase of an earlier round-up initiated two weeks ago, capturing some of Escambia’s more elusive and violent fugitives.
  • December 03, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force - including investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, and the Gainesville Police Department – located fugitive Miker Debose in northwest Gainesville. Debose was wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding arrest warrant for Robbery with a Firearm.
  • November 14, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a wanted man who is being sought by law enforcement Arkansas for kidnapping a teenage girl who is believed to be his niece. Late Tuesday evening the U.S. Marshals in El Dorado, Arkansas contacted the Marshals Task Force in Pensacola requesting their help in locating fugitive Phillip Thomas Nussey.
  • October 22, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man after he tried to run out the back of the house where he has been hiding. Marshals and the Task Force caught up with Jeremy Jarmine Whiting just after 2 p.m. today. Whiting’s warrant is for Aggravated Assault, Assault, Resisting and Violation of Probation Possession of a Weapon.
  • October 22, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man who is the alleged trigger man in a drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of a 14 year-old girl. Zachary Antonio Brooks was arrested by the Task Force at a home just off of Gulf Beach Highway.
  • October 01, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured an Escambia, AL man that was living at his girlfriend’s mother’s house in Pensacola. On August 2, 2012 the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama issued a warrant for Quavardis Lavarica Russell charging him with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree and Attempted Rape 1st Degree.
  • September 15, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended Larry Whitehead Jr. in Hampton, Virginia after a two month investigation that spanned three separate states. Whitehead was wanted on an outstanding Alachua County arrest warrant charging him with First-Degree Murder, Armed Burglary, and Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon.
  • September 06, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a Ft. Walton Beach Man earlier today, who reportedly strangled and battered his pregnant girlfriend. Andre Terrel McKinnon was arrested by the Task Force at the house of the alleged victim.
  • September 03, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two Pensacola men earlier today; one a fugitive wanted in two states and the other who appears to have been working in the local drug trade. Kendrell Nashawn Rivers is wanted for probation violation warrants in Escambia County and in Lafayette, Louisiana.
  • August 27, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force was able to convince a wanted fugitive out of an attic late today after a brief standoff. The Task Force was conducting surveillance in search of Charles Randall Butler, Jr. when they spotted him walking around an apartment complex in Pensacola, FL.
  • August 06, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a Santa Rosa County man who was being sought by the Sheriff’s Office on a warrant charging him with six felonies. The Task Force and Santa Rosa County patrol deputies arrested Michael Adam Burns after he stepped out onto the porch of his house.
  • August 01, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with a 17 year-old from Pensacola who is a suspect in a shooting which resulted in a homicide and another man wounded which occurred two days ago in Escambia County. The juvenile is being charged with 2nd Degree Murder in the death of Ledarrious Ramone Washington.
  • July 29, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force has been busy the past several days, arresting local and out-of-state fugitives from north Okaloosa County to south Escambia County and some places in between. Charges ranged from armed robbery, sex crimes, sex offenders and even voyeurism.
  • July 03, 2013 - A Virginia man was captured in his home town of Fairfield today, less than a day after he bolted from his hotel in the Florida panhandle. Gregory Delmas Staton was being sought the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office on sex offense charges such as Lewd and Lascivious Conduct, Traveling to Have Sex with a Minor and Obscene Communication.
  • June 25, 2013 - A Pensacola man who is being sought on multiple charges including attempted murder was captured by members of the U.S. Marshals earlier today outside of Detroit, Michigan. Chandler O’Brien Bass was being sought by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office since early May after he allegedly shot his victim multiple times in what was apparently a drug deal gone awry.
  • June 20, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with two Santa Rosa County men, one who is wanted on several weapons charges. Christopher Stephen Ray Cassity was captured in a home he was renting in Milton. A short while later, the Task Force apprehended Camrin Zan Bass while he worked on a work crew clearing roadside debris in Blackwater State Park.
  • June 19, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two wanted men in the past 24 hours, one a convicted felon wanted to face drug charges in Pensacola; the other a man who faces charges for child pornography and traveling to meet a young boy to purportedly engage in sexual activity.
  • June 04, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest of Dumauriea McGee for Second Degree Murder. McGee was being sought by authorities in Rustin, LA after investigators determined that McGee shot and killed Deanthony Mardis on May 30, 2013. McGee then traveled to Tallahassee, FL in an attempt to evade authorities.
  • April 19, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced today the arrest of Nicky Lee Anderson from Catawba, North Carolina, for multiple counts of rape of a child.
  • April 16, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force along with Okaloosa County Deputies captured Coty Keith Holmes at a motel in Fort Walton Beach. Holmes, considered a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Top Ten Wanted Fugitive, is wanted by the and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office for his alleged involvement in beating a man to death with a ball-peen hammer.
  • March 22, 2013 - At least 50 wanted people were locked up, courtesy of a sweep led by U.S. Marshals and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office targeting the Sex Offenders who failed to keep up with their state mandated registration requirements as registered sex offenders. The week long operation known as Operation F.A.S.T.E.R. also cleared over 50 warrants.
  • March 19, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured fugitives Rico Savage and Lakisha Savage in southwest Ocala. Rico was on probation for possession of cocaine, carjacking, burglary of a dwelling, aggravated battery upon a pregnant woman, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, felony fleeing or attempting to elude police, and aggravated assault with a firearm. Lakisha was wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding arrest warrant for obstruction of justice and resisting an officer without violence.
  • January 31, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended the last two suspects of five people who have been charged by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office with Kidnapping, Robbery and Aggravated Assault. Bertina Eloise Krider and Shannon Elizabeth Yeary were captured at a home in Niceville, FL.
  • January 25, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Ft. Lauderdale arrested a teacher yesterday who is wanted in New Jersey on charges of sexual assault on a student at the school where she was a teacher. Jennalin Garcia-Calle was taken into custody yesterday by U.S. Marshals and task force officers from the Ft. Lauderdale and Davie Police Departments.
  • January 11, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a wanted man who is being sought in three counties. The capture came while the Task Force was conducting surveillance of a home on Saleta Street, and they saw fugitive Antwan Jernell Thomas arrive and go inside.
  • January 11, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured fugitive Bryan Greenlee, 36, this afternoon in a Gainesville neighborhood near Newberry Road. Greenlee was wanted by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office on four separate counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
  • January 09, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) captured fugitive Bryon Killin yesterday in southeast Ocala. Killins was wanted by the Orlando Police Department for several offenses including: first-degree murder, accessory after the fact, and tampering with physical evidence.
  • December 14, 2012 - The Gainesville Division of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured fugitive Randy Harr in a wooded area in southeast Alachua County. Harr was wanted by multiple Tennessee agencies, including the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, for shooting and killing his wife’s ex-husband and then setting the victim’s house on fire to conceal evidence.
  • November 28, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola coordinated the arrest of a convicted sex offender who has been sought by Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office and the Task Force for over five years. Randolph Carroll Flinn was arrested by U.S. Marshals and members from the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders & Fugitive Task Force in Galveston yesterday.
  • November 20, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) announced today the arrest of Shannon Brewer, from Florence, Alabama for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder. Brewer was being sought by authorities in Huntsville, Alabama after investigators determined that Brewer stabbed Mark Dishon and Sandra Sikes at Dishon’s home in Lauderdale County, Alabama.
  • October 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two wanted men; one hiding under bed sheets and the other trying to hide drugs. Earlier today Mario Deoandre Copeland, who has an extensive criminal history, was captured in Pensacola.  Yesterday, Task Force members from the Marshals, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, a K9 Unit and special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms apprehended Robert Rufus Ball Jr. who was wanted for Failure to Register as a Convicted Sex Offender.
  • October 02, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) today announced the arrest of Franco Thomas, 14 years of age from St. Petersburg, FL for First Degree Murder.
  • September 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) today announced the arrest of Anthony M. Bell Jr., 19 years of age, from Riviera Beach, FL for First Degree Murder with a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
  • August 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pennsylvania man wanted for a parole violation on a 6 year prison sentence he served for aggravated assault with a handgun. Devaughn Anthony Coad was captured by task force officers from the Marshals, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
  • August 15, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force hit the streets of Pensacola early today and arrested three Pensacola men wanted on numerous charges that include aggravated assault with a weapon, armed robbery, using a firearm and including a non-registered sex offender.
  • August 03, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office TAC Team captured an Alabama fugitive who failed to appear on charges of 2nd Degree Rape and Possession of Pornographic Material of a Minor. U.S. Marshals were conducting surveillance of a residence where Dion Demetrius Taylor was reportedly hiding out in Pensacola.
  • July 31, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of Michael Allan McCants, a Pensacola man who is a suspect in a drive-by shooting that took place in Pensacola several months ago.
  • July 05, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force discovered a small cache of guns, a bulletproof vest and rounds and rounds of ammunition earlier this afternoon, when they captured a fugitive wanted since November of last year. Aggravated assault suspect Jeremy Jerel Fountain was arrested without incident inside a home on Escalona Avenue in Pensacola.
  • June 21, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a Tennessee fugitive this afternoon who is wanted on four counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery. Shannon Lee Russell of Forest Park Drive, Pensacola, is wanted by law enforcement in McMinn County, TN for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl over a five year period.
  • June 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a convicted sex offender who tried to elude them by jumping out of a 3rd story window. At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Task Force knocked on the door of a room at a hotel located on the 8200 Block of N. Davis Highway attempting to arrest James Erik Cross.
  • May 07, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with a wanted Pensacola man while he was sleeping in a hotel room one county away from where he was being sought. Escambia County fugitive Dexter Antonio Locke awoke to Task Force Officers standing over him at the Red Roof Inn in Santa Rosa County.
  • April 30, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals and the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announces a new way to help catch murderers, kidnappers, armed robbers, gang members and other violent criminals – you can now text your tips. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a known fugitive can simply text “TIP411” or “847411” and enter the key word “USMFL”.
  • April 18, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Ohio man wanted for murdering another man in an alleged drug deal gone bad. The Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) was contacted by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force yesterday requesting the help of the local Marshals in locating and arresting Javonte Hodges.
  • April 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) announced the arrest of Tedrick Miguel Childs of Havanna, Florida during a felony vehicle stop on Hwy 20 in Tallahassee, FL. Childs, who is a documented Folk Nation Gang Member, was currently being sought by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office in Columbus, GA as well as the Columbus Police Department on charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Cruelty to Children, Criminal Damage to Property, Burglary, Terroristic Threats and Acts and Arson.
  • April 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) announced the arrest of Ronell Octavius Gillins of Miramar, Florida at an apartment complex located in Tallahassee, FL. Gillins was currently being sought by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Miramar, FL on charges of Attempted 1s Degree Murder.
  • April 04, 2012 - A Pensacola man who never returned from a break during the jury deliberations of which he was on trial for murder, was apprehended by the combined effort of U.S. Marshals from Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL. Task Force members from the Gulf Coast and Florida Regional Fugitive Task Forces arrested Ortavious Devon Wilson at the Loxley Motel last night.
  • March 28, 2012 - A fugitive wanted by law enforcement in Mississippi was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola while seated in a barber’s chair getting a haircut. The Task Force started working this case over a week ago when they received information from Oxford City Police Department in Mississippi that Richard OKelley was believed to be in the Pensacola area.
  • March 28, 2012 - A man who escaped from authorities in Louisiana yesterday morning was caught by the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola and Escambia Patrol deputies in the parking lot of Casino Beach around 11 o’clock last night. Shawn Jolivette had walked away from a jail road crew work detail at about 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.
  • March 21, 2012  The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man wanted in Escambia County for three sexual assault charges on a person under 18 years old. Anthony Cherry was captured this morning around 11:00 a.m. while he tried to hide in a bedroom of a house.
  • March 20, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Maryland man wanted for armed bank robbery and a number of other violent felonies. Brian Danielle Taylor was captured this afternoon by the Task Force with the assistance of Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputies and special agents from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
  • February 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) today announced the arrest Nima Nash Moradi of Orlando, Florida at an apartment complex located in Tallahassee, FL. Moradi was currently being sought by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando, FL on charges of 2nd Degree Homicide.
  • January 18, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a convicted sexual predator who has been dodging law enforcement for months. Timothy Lee Rentas was captured by the Task Force with the assistance of Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Sexual Offender Unit and Warrants Division.
  • December 19, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announces the capture of a Pensacola man who is accused of shooting and killing a baby in a housing complex in Pensacola in mid-July of this year. Dwayne Cordell Pinestraw, aka “Money”, was apprehended by the Dallas U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force incident.
  • November 30, 2011 - A Crestview, Florida man wanted in connection with a Homicide and Armed Robbery is finally behind bars after almost two weeks on the run. According to investigators from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Deaundros L. Blackshear was involved in an armed robbery on November 15, 2011 in Destin, Florida which ended in the shooting death of 21 year old Junior Christopher Ferguson.
  • November 04, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Pensacola Police arrested a Bay county man wanted on numerous charges of child molestation as he walked off a plane at Pensacola Airport. John Claude Chambers was arrested by task force members from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), State Attorney’s Office and Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office without incident and was escorted from the rear stairs of the jet way by Pensacola Police and placed into a patrol car.
  • October 14, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) from Pensacola apprehended a man who according to police reports said he would kill his wife, her family and law enforcement should they try to stop him. According to a report taken by the Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa taken earlier this week James Walter Robinson told his wife, “…tell them cops to come on, I have lots of guns and if they come over here someone is going to die.”
  • October 07, 2011 - U.S. Marshals Service Director Stacia A. Hylton swore in Edward M. Spooner on Thursday as the new U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Florida at the agency’s headquarters in Washington.
  • October 06, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with a Walton County, FL woman suspected of assisting a murder suspect by moving the body of the victim, burning his bloody clothes and then hiding the suspect from police in a hotel room where she worked. Sara Golden Hanks was apprehended yesterday in Samson, AL.
  • September 17, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola and The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT) apprehended an Okaloosa man after he barricaded himself inside of a 1 bedroom apartment. At about 2:30 p.m. the Task Force surrounded a unit of the Royale Apartment complex on Colonial Court, in Ft. Walton Beach. They quickly gained entry into the apartment once they knew fugitive Ian Phillip Garroutte was there.
  • August 30, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Pensacola joined together with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) from Mobile to capture a man who is accused of shooting and killing another man in Atmore, AL. Antonio Alberto Crenshaw was apprehended this morning by the U.S. Marshal Task Forces along with task force officers from Mobile and Pensacola at a room at the Red Roof Inn.
  • July 20, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola caught up with a fugitive who has been eluding law enforcement in 3 local area counties in the panhandle. Angel Christopher Godinez, 19, who has outstanding warrants in Okaloosa, Escambia and Jackson Counties, was arrested at an apartment in Ft. Walton Beach this evening just after 7 p.m.
  • July 16, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) announces the arrest of two South Florida fugitives and the recovery of two abducted children in the early morning hours of July 16. FRFTF members received an urgent late night call last night from the U.S. Marshals in West Palm Beach in regards to the possible location of two missing juveniles.
  • July 13, 2011 -  The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) today announced the arrest of thirty year old Marquez Cornelius Vaughn of Opelika, Alabama at an apartment complex located in Tallahassee, FL. Vaughn was currently being sought by the Opelika Police Department and the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Montgomery, Alabama on charges of 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Assault.
  • July 12, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) has found violent fugitives hiding in every conceivable way; underneath clothes in the closet, in attic crawl spaces, inside the trunks of cars, walls, clothes dressers and yes even inside refrigerators. However, when members of the FRFTF responded to 509 Magnolia Drive this morning in an attempt to locate Deon Dorsey, Dorsey added a new wrinkle to what these fugitive investigators have seen. Deon Dorsey, a 20 year old citizen of Tallahassee, was currently being sought by the Tallahassee Police Department on charges of Domestic Battery by Strangulation.
  • June 23, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola arrested a sexual predator wanted by the Florida State Parole Commission who cut his monitoring bracelet off and allegedly stole his employer’s vehicle and fled to the DeFuniak Springs area before being arrested in Florala, Al late yesterday afternoon.  On June 7, Richard Hudson, who had been on supervised release for his prior conviction of three counts of sexual battery by threat or force, cut off his monitoring device and fled Orange County, FL.
  • May 20, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola arrested an Indiana man yesterday who is wanted as the primary suspect in a string of burglaries covering at least five counties in Indiana; where a cache of rifles, handguns electronic equipment jewelry, safes and various other items worth approximately $25,000 were recovered from his home in Corydon, Indiana.  Zachary Taylor Frey led US Marshals, Task Force Officers from Santa Rosa and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Offices, Ft. Walton Beach Police Department, FDLE and patrol deputies from Santa Rosa County in a lengthy high speed chase leading them through heavy noontime traffic, through rural streets, conducting numerous u-turns and even drove into on-coming traffic.  During the chase, Frey attempted to drive head-on with the law enforcement cars and could be seen smiling taunting the officers as if it were a game.
  • May 19, 2011 - The Office of the Director of the U.S. Marshals Service is pleased to announce that the U.S. Marshals Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF), including its Tallahassee Office, received a Director’s Honorary Award today during a ceremony in Arlington, VA. The FRFTF was commended for their part in assisting local and state law enforcement agencies in apprehending Florida’s most violent felons in 2010.
  • April 28, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola arrested an Alabama man this afternoon who is wanted for luring a another man into the woods where he had planned to kill him and then bury him in a grave he already dug up. Nicholas Wayne Hamlett, 31, is wanted on charges of Attempted Murder, Kidnapping and Menacing after tricking the man into following him into a wooded area where he had planned to beat the man to death.
  • April 20, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured a Pensacola man who walked out of a hospital in late November last year right before he was to be arrested by Pensacola Police Department on charges of Assault on an Officer, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Resisting an Officer with Violence and Possession of Marijuana over 20 Grams. Anthony Michael Smith was arrested without incident at the Fairway Villas Apartment Complex off of Michigan Avenue.
  • April 01, 2011 - In the last three months the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force Task Force has located and arrested about a half dozen Escambia County Sex Offenders locally and in numerous other states. Recently, the Escambia County Sheriff's Department requested assistance from the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in locating wanted absconded sex offenders from the Pensacola area. These offenders had not registered and had been on the run for several years.
  • March 23, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the arrest of Lyndell Davis, 48, of Tallahassee, Florida for the offenses of Armed Kidnapping, Armed Sexual Assault, and Armed Robbery on a Miami Police Department case dating back to 1988. Miami Dade Police Detectives made the connection on the unsolved case involving the kidnapping, rape, and robbery of a 16 year old female after receiving a DNA match for Davis through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Combined DNA Index System.
  • March 16, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) apprehended a fugitive yesterday that is wanted by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for Armed Robbery, Aggravated Battery and for being a Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  The U.S. Marshals Pensacola Division of the FRFTF caught up with Jay Anthony Middelton while he was fishing behind a friend’s house in south Walton County.
  • February 28, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of robbing a local supermarket liquor store at gunpoint at a motel located in Pensacola this afternoon. Clifford J. Faust, 50, is thought to be the gunman in a video using what is believed to be a handgun robbing the Publix store located on Mobile Highway in Pensacola.
  • February 25, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola had a busy week capturing fugitives in several different counties in the local area including Baldwin County in AL. This morning, the Task Force assisted the Escambia County Gang Unit and a K9 Officer to apprehend two men wanted by Escambia County in a Pensacola motel.  Darius Louis Hunter, 23, is wanted for Armed Robbery and Deangelo Deon Bender, 21, wanted for Violation of Probation and Failure to Appear on Cocaine charges. Yesterday the FRFTF teamed up with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force from Mobile to arrest 39 year old Dennis Ray Burkhart in the parking lot of the Bass Pro Shop in Spanish Fort, AL. Burkhart is wanted in Escambia County, FL for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender and by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office for Dangerous Drugs and Probation Violation. Also arrested by the FRFTF yesterday was Daniel Lamar Sanders, 27, wanted in Okaloosa County for Cruelty Toward a Child/Abuse Causing Great Bodily Harm when he allegedly burned a small child with cigarette and held it to the child’s skin. Sanders was captured by the Task Force after trying to flee out of a window at home on the 7800 block of Red Barrow road in the Blackmon Community in north Okaloosa County.
  • February 23, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man yesterday after they found him hiding in the trunk of a car. Henry Dewayne Watson was wanted by the U.S. Marshals in Pensacola on a federal warrant for Failure to Appear on a Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm charge. Watson also has a Santa Rosa County warrant for Aggravated Stalking.
  • February 18, 2011 -  After eight long years on the run two men wanted on charges of Sexual Assault on a Physically Helpless Victim will finally face justice in a Leon County courtroom. The case began back in August 2001 when the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) received a call from the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in regards to a Sexual Battery.
  • February 01, 2011 - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest today of Gary John Butler, 27, of Riviera Beach, Florida for the offense of 1st Degree Murder with a Firearm. Butler was currently being sought by the Riviera Beach Police Department after law enforcement officers developed probable cause that Butler shot and killed a female during an altercation at a house party last month.
  • January 25, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola arrested a Niceville man in the early morning hours today after he escaped from authorities Monday evening. Bryant Gafford, 19, was in custody at about 5:30 p.m. last night at the Niceville Police Department after being arrested for Trafficking in Oxycodone and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • January 18, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man this afternoon who reportedly is the lone suspect in a home invasion robbery that took place in Escambia County last August. Jarvis Lamar Jesse, 25, is said to have broke into the front door of a house in the southwest end of the county.
  • January 12, 2011The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended a fugitive from Massachusetts who reportedly sexually assaulted and battered two girls, one over the age of 14 and the other girl under 14 years old. Matthew Robert Brennan, 24, originally from Chicopee, MA was nabbed by the Task Force early this afternoon.
  • January 05, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested an escapee today from Chicago, who reportedly arrived in Pensacola on New Year’s Eve. Fred Hoye, 40, who was originally arrested under the alias “Theodore Usher” was out on bail in Cook County, IL on drug charges and placed on GPS monitoring.
  • December 17, 2010 - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest today of 72 fugitives from justice over a week long operation dubbed “Operation Seasons Greetings.” U.S. Marshals and their local task force partners hit the streets of Gadsden, Leon, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties over the past five days in an attempt to round up as many wanted fugitives as possible prior to the holidays.
  • December 14, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola arrested a man wanted from Dallas County, AL on charges of Kidnapping in the 1st Degree. James Frank Carter was arrested at a house on the 1400 Block of Dexter Avenue in Pensacola around 10:30 this morning. Carter, 51, is charged with one count of kidnapping on the warrant that dates back to April of 2007.
  • December 03, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) arrested a man late this afternoon wanted by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for a murder that took place over two years ago in Pensacola. Daniel Levi Ward, 22, is suspected of shooting and killing Linda Tate inside of her home on Blue Angel Parkway in October of 2008.
  • November 15, 2010 - Individuals wanted for non-violent misdemeanor crimes in Leon, Gadsden, and Wakulla Counties will soon have the chance to turn themselves in at a local church, where they may receive favorable consideration on their open warrants. A Congressionally-authorized United States Marshals Service initiative known as Fugitive Safe Surrender will take place Wednesday, December 8th, through Saturday, December 11th, at the Bethel AME Church, located at 501 West Orange Avenue in Tallahassee, Florida.
  • November 09, 2010 -  The U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSRFTF), working in conjunction with investigators from the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Pensacola, FL arrested Elmer Omar Bonilla in California on a warrant charging him with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a Minor and Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor.
  • November 05, 2010 - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest today of Monday Lee Demarsh, 36, of Monticello, Florida for the offense of Homicide. Demarsh was currently being sought by the Lakeland Police Department outside of Tampa, Florida after law enforcement officers developed probable cause that Demarsh was responsible for the death of his live-in girlfriend.
  • November 04, 2010 - The United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announced the arrest today of Donnie Tubbs, 35, of Matthews, Missouri for the offenses of Escape and Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution.
  • October 26, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force is asking for help in locating a man wanted for Obstruction of an Investigation by Tampering with Evidence of a Human Corpse and who is a suspect in a woman’s murder in Texas. Police and the U.S. Marshals in Houston, TX are searching for convicted killer Dennis Ray Anderson, 64, after a Crime Stoppers tip led authorities to find a woman's body in a barrel at his Houston-area home last Thursday.
  • September 24, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force assisted the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) and arrested two wanted men who barricaded a door and held two women and children inside. Marcus Deonte Flintroy who has five active felony warrants with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, was located in an apartment by the Task Force and Escambia Patrol early this morning.
  • September 17, 2010 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested absconded sex offender Calen Girtman in Winter Haven, Florida after a month long fugitive investigation.  According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Girtman absconded from his address on July 7, 2010 when he cut off his court ordered Mobile Tracking Device.  Girtman was being supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections Probation and Parole Board for a prior felony conviction for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements.
  • September 07, 2010The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a Pensacola man who is wanted in both Ft. Lauderdale and Escambia County after hours of negotiations.  Jimmy Eugene Suarez is said to be affiliated with a gang known as the ‘Gangster Disciples’. The Sheriff’s Office and the Task Force received information that Suarez was in a house in Pensacola. Task Force investigators attempted ordering Suarez out of the residence to surrender peacefully for over two hours. At about 10:30 p.m. a relative assisted the officers by negotiating with Suarez on a cell phone until Suarez finally walked out the front door and was taken into custody without further incident. 
  • August 13, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office hit the streets of Pensacola this week capturing elusive fugitives and thwarting some criminals. The Task Force worked together with the Sheriff’s Office targeting violent fugitives trying to help make the people in the community feel a little safer.
  • July 26, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF), working in conjunction with investigators from the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Pensacola, FL arrested a man wanted by the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, for Kidnapping/False Imprisonment and Felony Battery related to a domestic violence charge. William Andrew Pugliesi, 44, aka ‘Andy Rose’ was arrested at about 11:30 a.m. this morning by the U.S. Marshals GCRFTF in New Orleans.
  • July 23, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man late this afternoon wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Birmingham, AL who had been hiding in Pensacola for several months. Markies Terrell Cleveland, 23, who is wanted on a charge of Sex Offender Failure to Notify of Change of Residence, was arrested during a felony car stop in Pensacola, FL.
  • June 03, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals from Oxford, MS apprehended a Santa Rosa County man who had possibly fled the Pensacola area 8 years ago. John David Josey who has an outstanding warrant from the Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa for violation of probation for Possession of Marijuana, also has a violation of probation felony warrant from Escambia County, FL for Possession of Cocaine. Josey, 31, has actually been wanted since 2002.
  • May 28, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Pensacola arrested a Milton man who has been eluding law enforcement and the Marshals since February. Task Force Officers who were conducting surveillance observed John Irwin Lewis as a passenger in a car driven by a woman driving down Stewart Street in Milton. In July of 2009 a warrant was issued for Lewis' arrest in Santa Rosa County for methamphetamine related charges.
  • May 28, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested an Armed Robbery suspect wanted out of California after a foot pursuit across Highway 29 in Pensacola. Larry Lightning, 30, is wanted in San Diego on a warrant that alleges he was the gunman in a 2007 robbery of a movie complex.
  • May 22, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF), working in conjunction with investigators from the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Pensacola, FL arrested a Florida man sought on multiple felony counts of possessing Child Pornography while living in the Pensacola area. Martin Lyle Christianson, aka ‘Robert Allen’ of Cantonment, FL is wanted by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for possessing images of child pornography, including images of child molestation.
  • May 21, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force working in conjunction with investigators from the Florida Attorney General’s CyberCrime Unit in Milton, FL are asking public for help in locating a Cantonment, FL man who is wanted as suspect for possessing images of child pornography, including images of child molestation. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has issued the warrant which charges Martin Lyle Christianson, aka ‘Robert Allen’, 58, with 20 felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
  • April 23, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended a Walton County man who has eluded law enforcement since 2006 after he allegedly molested a young girl. Jimmy Donald Suttles Jr., was arrested this morning around 8:30 a.m. (EST).  Suttles was found living in an apartment above a garage of a house in the affluent community of Smyrna, GA., a suburb of Atlanta.  According to the Marshals Task Force in Atlanta, Suttles was living on this property for some time using the garage as his shop to repair and restore cars.
  • April 20, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Panama City arrested an escapee today from the Indiana State Prison, in Michigan City who’s been on the lam since last Friday. Jason Garmon, 30, was serving a 7 year and 10 year prison sentence for Attempted Robbery and Robbery. Garmon was assigned to a work detail when he escaped from the prison April 16.
  • April 20, 2010 -  The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man at the Gulf Breeze Zoo this afternoon who is wanted by law enforcement in Huntsville, AL. Jonathan Derek Ramey is being sought by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Sheriff’s Offices in Marshall and Etowah Counties,  AL as the main suspect in burglaries which an assortment of guns were stolen.
  • April 20, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of a federal fugitive from the Pensacola area on the run for over 7 years in the city of Cap Haitian early this morning. U.S. Marshals, the Drug Enforcement Administration and Haitian Authorities caught up with Guerly Alexis at a small restaurant he was running about  100 miles north of the capital city Port-Au –Prince about 8 a.m. (CST).
  • April 02, 2010 - Richard Ray, a suspect wanted in connection of string of armed robberies in Pensacola, FL was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force in Mobile, AL. Several warrants issued by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office charge Ray with Robbery with a Firearm and Aggravated Assault.  Earlier the same day, Terrence Letrell Woods, 29, was captured by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. Woods is wanted by the ECSO for Failure To Appear on charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Felony Criminal Mischief.
  • March 23, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team arrested a fugitive this morning wanted as the suspect in an attempted murder of a Pensacola man at a motel in Pensacola last year. Michael Joe Green, 35, has been on the run from authorities after he allegedly shot 29 year old Jeffrey Watson in the head at the Red Roof Inn on Plantation Road on May 10, 2009.
  • March 17, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the arrest of Frank Gillard, 55, of Tallahassee, FL on an outstanding Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) charge of Sexual Battery on a Mentally Defective Victim.
  • March 12, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the addition of the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office as the newest member of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force. Liberty County Deputy Sheriff William Todd Wheetley was sworn in this morning as a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal and appointed as the first representative from the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office to join task force operations.
  • March 02, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man who is wanted for sexually battering an Okaloosa woman and held her in an apartment against her will last month. The alleged suspect, Alvaro Ignacio Abaunza, 40, of Crestview was arrested by Task Force members.
  • March 01, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man today who is wanted on multiple assault and battery charges where he allegedly tried to strangle the victim several times while continuously beating her. 26 year-old Foster Jermall Gibbs - wanted by Escambia Sheriff’s Office - was arrested without incident in Pensacola.
  • February 16, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man early this morning wanted by both the Pensacola Police Department and Escambia Sheriff’s Office who has been eluding the police since November of last year. Antarus Manche Jackson, 32, was arrested during a felony car stop in Pensacola, FL. Jackson is charged with Felon in Possession of a Gun, Crack Cocaine Trafficking and Possession of Counterfeit Bills.
  • February 14, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force nabbed a Santa Rosa County man who is believed to be the suspect wanted in connection with a 2009 Home Invasion in Navarre, FL. The Marshals Task Force caught up with Frank Joseph DeSalvo Friday and arrested him without incident at a trailer he was living in about 70 miles outside of Atlanta.
  • January 26, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man who is believed to be the suspect wanted in connection with the rape of a Pensacola woman on New Year’s Day, at a Wal-Mart Parking lot in Pensacola. Willard Ray Crowder, 47, was arrested at a security storage facility today by the Task Force without incident.
  • January 23, 2010 - Regis Reymon Madison, the last known suspect wanted in connection for the murder of a Pace man less than a week ago was apprehended today by the U.S. Marshals Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana Fugitive Task Force in Lafayette, LA.
  • December 31, 2009 - A man who was wanted by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a shooting which resulted in the death of a Pensacola man was captured by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. The suspect, Marvin Jamel Smith, was arrested without incident by Task Force Investigators with help from Pensacola Police task force members, Escambia Patrol Units and investigators from the A.T.F.
  • December 10, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force had a busy morning in Perry, Florida during a street level roundup of several locally wanted fugitives. All told, Task Force members arrested 10 individuals wanted on a wide array of charges from Lewd and Lascivious Sexual Battery of a Child to Violation of Probation on Narcotic Convictions.
  • November 12, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with two Louisiana men who escaped from a jail in New Orleans late in October. On October 23 at about 1 a.m., Bryan Dunbar, 35, and Alex Lee, 30 had escaped from a temporary jail facility from Orleans Parish after climbing a fence and escaping on foot.
  • October 30, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended a violent fugitive after they had to use a taser in order to subdue him. Emanuel Pride who is wanted by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office for Resisting Arrest, Failure to Appear, Drug Possession and charges revoking his bond was found hiding behind a clothes dresser by Task Force Officers in an apartment in Shalimar.
  • October 30, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended an Alabama man who is wanted for two murders and an attempted murder that took place over a decade ago in Alabama. A warrant that was issued earlier this month in Coosa County, Al states that Charles Richard Tooley had badly beaten several people and then left them in a building that he set on fire.
  • October 22, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force located a missing “endangered” juvenile in Thomasville, GA. The Marshals task force was contacted by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office located in Eastman, GA for assistance after developing information indicating the juveniles were possibly in the area. According to Lt. Donald Helm, two juveniles, 16 year old Jamila Roberson and 17 year old Hermina Brown, disappeared from the campus of Dodge County High School on Tuesday, October 13.
  • October 21, 2009 - Charles Andrew Williams, wanted on a federal warrant by the U.S. Marshals Eastern Iowa Fugitive Task Force for Possession of Child Pornography, was arrested yesterday by the U.S. Marshals in Pensacola.  The U.S. Marshals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa requested the assistance of the Pensacola Division of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and arrest Williams.  Task Force members with the Eastern Iowa Fugitive Task Force received information that Williams was living in Pace, Florida.  The Pensacola Task Force apprehended Williams without incident.
  • September 17, 2009 - Teddie Lee Carroll, 44 is an absconded sex offender with three outstanding warrants who was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Orlando. The Pensacola Division of the FRFTF arrested Carroll this evening in Pensacola. Carroll was being sought by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office for Violating Probation by Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • September 15, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the arrest of 18 year old Adrian Leebrent Hunter from Jupiter, Florida for the offenses of 3rd Degree Murder with a Firearm, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Manslaughter with a Firearm.
  • August 31, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Gang Unit worked together to capture a local rap artist who is wanted in connection with an armed home invasion. The Task Force and the Gang Unit caught up with suspect Antonio Dean aka “Lue Kane” late this afternoon in the city limits of Pensacola, after just missing him early Friday morning in the Lincoln Park section of Escambia County.
  • June 19, 2009 - After an exhaustive three day manhunt, members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and investigators from the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 21 year old Stephen Michael Krimmel of Crawfordville, FL for the offenses of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Narcotics Possession.
  • June 02, 2009 - Working on information developed from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office investigators, the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured Wendell Ray Hurley who is wanted for the murder of Timothy Thames of Blue Angel Lane.
  • June 02, 2009 - After a week on the run, U.S. Marshal’s Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force members arrested twenty five year old Rufus L. Lee of Perry, Florida for the offenses of 1st Degree Murder, Attempted Murder, and Armed Robbery.
  • May 22, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested three wanted felons within 12 hours of each other, all being sought on shooting charges including one from Seattle, Washington.
  • May 20, 2009 - The U.S. Marshal’s Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, along with patrol and K-9 units from the Tallahassee Police Department, responded to an urgent Crime Stoppers tip early this morning which resulted in the arrest of one of Tallahassee’s most wanted men. Ion Cloud, nineteen years of age, had been the target of a multi-agency manhunt since the Leon County Sheriff’s Office identified Cloud as a subject of interest in the Circle K / McDonalds shooting that occurred on March 29, 2009.
  • May 14, 2009 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force had an early morning start after traveling from Tallahassee, FL to Eastpoint, FL in search of Anthony Joseph Erario. Erario was wanted by the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office in Florida for the offense of Capital Sexual Battery on a Child under the Age of 12. Task Force members located the 63 year old Erario at a residence in Franklin County where he was arrested by task force members without incident.
  • April 22, 2009 - While executing a search warrant investigators and Deputy U.S. Marshals recovered a fully-loaded automatic rifle, numerous rounds of ammunition and other loaded hand guns from the hotel room of the murder suspect they apprehended yesterday after having to shoot him, according to the Marshals Office in Florida's Middle District.
  • April 21, 2009 - Thomas Ford McCoy wanted in connection for the murder of a DeFuniak Springs man less than two weeks ago was apprehended earlier today by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force when he was shot by a Deputy after McCoy pulled a gun on task force officers.

 
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