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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 20, 2012 Dominic Guadagnoli, Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (850) 554-6602;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Wanted Bank Robber

Pensacola, FL – 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, 37, was captured at 3:00 p.m. 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 (FDLE). Taylor was arrested without incident near the intersection of Jackson and Citrus Streets in the Brownsville section of Pensacola. Task Force members were doing surveillance on a house on the 600 Block of Citrus Street when Taylor left the home on foot and walked out to Jackson Street when he was arrested. The warrants from Chestertown, MD charge Taylor with several counts which include Armed Bank Robbery, Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment and Theft. The warrants were signed just yesterday. Taylor also has a pending warrant from Maryland that charges him with Failure to Appear on traffic violations. Taylor was brought to the Escambia County Jail and will await extradition back to Maryland.

In Fiscal Year 2011, US Marshal led task force apprehended 12,144 sex offenders alone. All in all, the Marshals task force and their partners arrested more than 86,000 state and local fugitives.

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

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