For Immediate Release
|April 28, 2011||Corey Britt, Deputy US Marshal (337) 262-6792|
|St. Landry’s Most Wanted Nabbed in Lafayette|
Lafayette, LA – At approximately 4:50 p.m.
thirty-two year old Kevin Lee Sam was arrested inside an apartment located at
301 Birch Drive in Lafayette. Sam is Wanted by the Sunset Police Department and
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office for 1st Degree Murder. The murder occurred on
March 27th; in early April St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office requested the
assistance of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF). Our Task
Force Officer’s worked alongside St. Landry Detectives in processing leads and
interviewing associates. Yesterday our work panned out when we learned that Sam
was likely staying at the Glouchester Manor apartments. After a day and a half
of surveillance, Sam was identified and we learned exactly where he was hiding.
Lafayette SWAT was requested and they safely executed the Warrant.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.