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For Immediate Release

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December 09, 2011 DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 414-3775
Medina Brothers: U.S. Marshals Need Your Help

**Update: Juan Medina was apprehended on March 07, 2012**

Arturo MedinaLas Cruces, NM – The United States Marshals Service placed Juan Medina, 23, and his brother Arturo Medina, 24, on the New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. The Medina brothers are Sureno gang members both with violent criminal histories. In November during a fight, the brothers stabbed the victim and then beat him with brass knuckles. In the past 5 years, the Medina brothers have close to 40 contacts with law enforcement officers in Texas and NM. Their law enforcement contacts have resulted in arrests for: Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Simple Battery, Simple Assault, Shooting at/from a Motor Vehicle, Arson, Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.

The United States Marshals Service is requesting your help in locating the Juan and Arturo Medina. The brothers have a history of moving in between El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, NM. If you have any information regarding either fugitive please contact the United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico-Las Cruces at (575) 527-6850 or the Albuquerque office at (505) 346-6400.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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