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News Releases - 2012

December 21, 2012 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended Felipe Alexander Torrealba, one of the agency’s 15 Most Wanted fugitives, Thursday at an apartment complex in Fort Myers, Fla.  Torrealba, an elusive fugitive who was reportedly born in Venezuela and has used almost a dozen aliases, was being sought by the U.S. Marshals Task Force since January and was added to the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted list in October.


December 21, 2012 - ‘Fugitive of the Week’, Doni Thompson was arrested during a routine traffic stop by the NH State Police in Dover, NH.  Doni Thompson, whose last known address had been in Dover, NH, had been wanted on an outstanding Parole Violation issued by the NH. Department of Corrections on November 5, 2012. Thompson was on parole as part of a court ordered sentence for the offense of First Degree Assault.


December 20, 2012 - Raymundo Rodriguez, of El Paso, Texas was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF).  Rodriguez was arrested without incident and charged with a federal violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.


December 20, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Tonya “Snowy” Dice in Dalton, Georgia. Dice, is charged for her role in the 1995 murder of Freddie Brumfield in Greene Township, Franklin County.


December 19, 2012 - U.S. Marshals Steve Frank announces the arrest of George Johnson, a suspect in a shooting that occurred in Pittsburgh on October 15, 2012. Johnson was arrested by U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force officers accompanied by Wilkinsburg Police and Allegheny County Adult Probation Officers. Johnson had been charged by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on October 18, 2012 with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Recklessly Endangering another Person and firearms offenses.


December 19, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony “Face” Willis. Willis was wanted by the East Cleveland Police Department for attempted murder and by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear on a charge of felonious assault.


December 19, 2012 - Taquann Rashea Morrison was arrested in New York by the U.S. Marshals New York New Jersey Regional Task Force and New York City Police Department. Morrison is the third arrest in a Murder Case from Orangeburg County. Terrance Johnson, Rodsheen Ayer, and Morrison have all been charged with: Murder, Attempted Murder, and Aggravated Assault for a September 10, shooting leaving one person dead and two other injured on Maedrine Street in Orangeburg.


December 19, 2012 - ‘Fugitive of the Week’, Adalberto Miranda was arrested at a residence in in Methuen, Massachusetts. This arrest was made by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force from both NH and Massachusetts, including; U.S. Marshals, Belknap & Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Offices, and a task force member from the Cambridge Police Department.


December 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s help in finding a couple who have been on the run for more than three years after they were charged with manslaughter in New Albany, Miss., in the death of their 2-year-old adopted daughter. Janet and Ramon Barreto are also wanted for multiple counts of child neglect and endangerment involving the abuse of their other adopted children.


December 18, 2012 - Over the last two days, the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force has been quite busy rounding up some of the area’s most violent offenders. The team began yesterday morning around 8:00 a.m. and continued into this morning without much break.


December 18, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Stephen Soultanian in Drums, Pennsylvania. In 2011, Soultanian was convicted of fraud charges in Northampton County, and sentenced to a county prison term. After his release, Soultanian was placed on probation supervision for three (3) years.


December 18, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Allenstown New Hampshire fugitive, Chrystal Bilodeau, who was hiding in the basement of a Manchester, NH home.  Bilodeau, whose last known address had been in Rollinsford, NH was wanted by the Allenstown Police Department for allegedly committing a strong-armed robbery of the Bi-Wise Market on December 9th.


December 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the Southern District of Georgia, in collaboration with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department, the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Hinesville Probation Office, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation COPS grant funded Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force conducted a compliance check of registered sex offenders in Liberty County, Georgia. More than 20 local, state, and federal law enforcement officers were involved.


December 14, 2012 - From December 11-13, 2012, the U.S. Marshals Service in Arizona along with other State, Local and federal law enforcement agencies conducted “Operation Grinch Stopper.” This fugitive enforcement operation targeted those wanted for crimes which historical increase during the holidays to include robbery, burglary, theft, larceny and other related stolen property crimes.


December 14, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling 252 lots of jewelry, designer clothing and other luxury items, including works of art by Tony Curtis, via an online auction through Tuesday at www.txauction.com.


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.


December 13, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Lorenzo Vazquez in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Vazquez was being sought for a murder that in Miami, Florida. Vazquez’s involvement left another man dead after receiving multiple gunshot wounds. On April 18, an arrest warrant was obtained charging Vazquez with murder in the 2nd degree.


December 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) in Lafayette along with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) from New Orleans arrested murder suspect Junior Weston in New Orleans.


December 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is holding another online auction for several remaining items belonging to Rita Crundwell. The auction starts Sunday and runs through Wednesday. Items for sale include a boulder with engraved initials “RC,” a hand-crafted, limited-edition (4 of 12 made) decorative leather saddle and accessories in a display case with podium, and signs and calendars featuring Crundwell’s initials and her now-defunct quarter horse operation.


December 13, 2012 - Pedro Javier Quintero, of San Marcos, was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force this morning in San Antonio without incident. Quintero fled from his jury trial in Caldwell County last week in Lockhart. The trial continued with his absence resulting in a guilty verdict and a 48-year state prison term.


December 12, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Kenneth Slaughter, a 25-year old man from Harrisburg.  Slaughter was being sought on an arrest warrant dated December 7, 2012 and signed by Magisterial District Justice James Lenker. Beginning in September of 2012, the Susquehanna Township Police Department investigated the alleged sexual abuse of two (2) minor children.


December 12, 2012 - Michael Anthony Moore was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF). Moore was wanted by the Greensboro, NC Police Department for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.


December 12, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Massachusetts arrested New Hampshire Parole fugitive, Real Bureau in Lowell, Mass. after he attempted to elude members of the Task Force in a vehicle. Real Bureau, 30 whose last known address had been in Keene, NH was wanted on an outstanding Parole warrant since August, 2012.


December 11, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service reports the recovery of the 400th missing child under Operation Pickup, a collaborative program involving the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), USMS and state/local law enforcement that targets fugitives who are believed to be in the company of a missing child.


December 11, 2012 - The Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) arrested a fugitive who was wanted by the Vermont Department of Corrections for escape. Jason Cannon was arrested this morning in Winooski, Vermont without incident by officers from Winooski, South Burlington, Colchester and Deputy U.S. Marshals. Cannon was charged with escape in November when he removed his monitoring bracelet and decided to try and run from the law. Cannon has also been named as a suspect in several burglaries in Chittenden County.


December 11, 2012 - Joe Frank Corder, Jr. was arrested by Lone Star Fugitive Task Force this afternoon in Wimberley without incident. Corder fled the Satellite Prison Camp in Bastrop, Texas on November 2, 2012 in a prison vehicle later recovered in San Marcos, Texas.


December 06, 2012 - On December 4, Keith Jermaine Garrido was arrested by the United States Marshals Service – Guam Violent Fugitive Task Force for the murder of Nancy Mafnas. Nancy Mafnas’ body was found lifeless at her residence in Barrigada, Guam on Sunday, December 2. Apparently Mafnas was the victim of a botched robbery.


December 06, 2012 - Brandon Dominic Showers was arrested without incident by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Austin, TX.  Showers was sought on felony warrants from the St. Clair Shores Police Department and the Clinton Township Police Department in Detroit. It is alleged by criminal complaint that Showers was charged as a suspect in two Detroit area Cash-n-Go robberies where Showers is alleged to have used a firearm in both crimes.


December 05, 2012 - Daniel Coles, a sex offender registered in Washington, D.C., was arrested Tuesday in Laurel, Maryland for violations under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, announced U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes, U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia, Superior Court.


December 05, 2012 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico arrested Henderson Burke Jr. near Shiprock, NM yesterday. Burke was wanted on federal charges of failure to register as a sex offender.


December 05, 2012 - Lisa Guerra-Romo was arrested this afternoon by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. Arrest warrants were sought by the San Antonio Police Department, Family Violence Unit, where it is alleged that Guerra-Romo committed aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and endangerment to a child.


December 04, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) arrested Jonathan Crane. Crane is accused of conducting a “home invasion” style robbery in San Juan County, New Mexico. Crane was wanted for Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping and Armed Robbery.


December 04, 2012 - Leslie A. Lloyd, of Binghamton, NY was arrested without incident by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Austin. Lloyd was the subject of a sex abuse investigation by the Binghamton Police Department in upstate New York. The allegations are based upon a complaint alleging Lloyd engaged in Sexual Abuse in the 1st Degree in the City of Binghamton where he subjected a female less than nine years old to sexual contact.


December 03, 2012 - Lloyd Lester Gibson, III was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident near the intersection of Oltorf and South Congress after several days of surveillance. Gibson was sought by the Fort Worth Police Department for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender, and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for violating the conditions of his parole.


December 02, 2012 - U.S. Marshals from the South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) task force arrested former Maine State Prosecutor, Assistant Attorney General, James Cameron, in Albuquerque earlier today. Cameron had been convicted of Possession of Child Pornography and was released from federal prison pending a Federal Circuit Court appeal.


November 30, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the capture of Dachio Mechelle Johnson. On Nov. 8, a federal bench warrant was issued for Johnson for failure to appear for trial on an original charge of failing to register as a convicted sex offender.


November 30, 2012 - Rory Patrick Doyle, a St. Petersburg doctor who fled the United States in 2001 to avoid prosecution on alleged child molestation charges in Pinellas County has been arrested in Tangier by Moroccan law enforcement authorities.


November 30, 2012 - Operation Intercept (OPIN), the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, arrested Charles “Chucky” Vandyke, in Myrtle Beach, SC. Vandyke is sought by the Garden City Idaho Police Department for the pending charges of Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor dating back to July 24.


November 28, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the capture of Darrell Johnson. Johnson was wanted by Pawtucket Police Department and has been on Rhode Island’s most wanted list since the homicide of victim Joshua Burgo in July.


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 28, 2012 - Pittsburgh homicide suspect, Jarrell Anthony Liddell, was arrested in Tucson, Arizona today according to the U.S. Marshal’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Deputies with the U.S. Marshal’s Office were able to develop leads that indicated that Liddell may be residing in Arizona under his brother’s identity.


November 28, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service arrested Shawn Christy in McAdoo, Pennsylvania. Christy was being sought on an arrest warrant issued by the U.S. District Court of Alaska on November 21, 2012, charging him with violation of federal probation. On June 8, 2012, Christy was sentenced in federal court in Anchorage, Alaska to five (5) years of probation.


November 28, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force tracked a known gang member and suspected bank robber to his sister’s home and arrested him today without incident. Kevin McKinley, dubbed by FBI agents in California as the “Haggler Bandit,” is a suspect in five bank robberies that occurred during the week of Aug. 26, 2012, in the cities of Los Angles, Monrovia and Pasadena, Calif.


November 28, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is offering for sale three of five parcels of real property in the matter of United States of America v. Rita A. Crundwell. The Marshals have received unsolicited offers for three of the properties and are accepting competing offers until noon CST Dec. 21. Public inspections of the three properties will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7, 8 and 14.


November 27, 2012 - The Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team (DFAT) has made its first arrest using the new TIP411 system that it rolled out a few weeks ago. Shannon Gene Ring, of Monroe, Michigan, was arrested by the Marshals led DFAT. The arrest came as a direct result of a tip received via the new texting tip service. Ring was wanted in Monroe County from 1989 for Failure to Appear for a Probation Violation with the underlying charge being Manufacture and Deliver a Controlled Substance (Marijuana).


November 26, 2012 - U.S. Marshal David L. Cargill Jr., is very pleased to announce the arrest of Plaistow, New Hampshire fugitives Roland Dow and Jessica Linscott in Orlando, Florida by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Roland Dow and Jessica Linscott have been on the run since arrest warrants were signed on November 13. These warrants were issued in relation to Dow and Linscott’s involvement in the alleged of abuse of Linscott’s three year old child.


November 26, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will sell the furnishings and other personal property from Rita Crundwell’s residences in Dixon, Ill., and Englewood, Fla., via online auction Dec. 6-8 at www.professionalauction.com.


November 26, 2012 - The United States Marshals Service in El Paso will graduate students from their 2012 Citizens’ Academy at 6:00 P.M., on November 28, 2012, at the Albert Armendariz Sr., United States Courthouse, 525 Magoffin in El Paso. Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas will preside over the evening’s graduation.


November 23, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service Northern District of Georgia announced today the arrest of Bandele A. Adeneye who has been on the run for over 17 years on an outstanding federal bail violation warrant out of the Northern District of Georgia. Adeneye was arrested on November 21, 2012, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Adenye was arrested in 1994 by the U.S Postal Service for theft and possession of stolen mail and subsequently sentence to server 24 months in federal prison.


November 21, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Scott Binsack in Bath, New York. Binsack was being sought on an arrest warrant issued by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole on November 5, 2012. Binsack was on state parole supervision based upon his sentencing in Monroe County in 2001. This stemmed from Binsack being convicted on multiple counts of theft and fraud-related charges.


November 21, 2012 - On November 12, 2012, New Mexico State Police (NMSP) were called to a Homicide investigation in Bernardo, NM.  State Police developed information identifying two murder suspects, brothers, Joe Lawrence Gallegos and Andrew “Smiley” Gallegos. The Gallegos brothers have been identified by Law Enforcement Officers as Eastside Locos gang members. New Mexico State Police obtained arrest warrants for the Gallegos brothers charging them with an open count of Murder, Kidnapping, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Tampering with Evidence, and Arson.


November 20, 2012 - Benjamin Jennings, a sex offender registered in Washington, D.C. was arrested Friday on charges of felony failure to register as a sex offender, announced U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes, U.S. Marshal for Superior Court of the District of Columbia.


November 20, 2012 - Kevin Hayes, a sex offender registered in Washington, D.C. was indicted Thursday in the Eastern District of Virginia on violations under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, announced U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes, U.S. Marshal for Superior Court of the District of Columbia.


November 20, 2012 - Anthony Greene, a sex offender registered in Washington, D.C. was arrested Tuesday on 4 counts of failure to register as a sex offender, announced U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes, U.S. Marshal for Superior Court of the District of Columbia.


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.


November 20, 2012 - An Albany, New York man wanted for Attempted Murder was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Long County Sheriff’s Department on November 20, 2012.  Ryan Gunn was wanted by the Albany, New York Police Department for Attempted Murder from a shooting incident that occurred on November 12, 2012.


November 20, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Steve Frank announces the arrest of Squirrel Hill bank robbery suspect Joseph Francis Guiney. Guiney was arrested this morning by the United States Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF).


November 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico was part of two different operations last week in Southern and South Eastern New Mexico resulting in 54 violent offenders being taken into custody. Among those arrested was Joe Louis Archuleta. Archuleta was one of the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted” offenders. Archuleta was arrested by Deputies and Task Force Officers conducting “Operation November.”


November 19, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting United States Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that homicide suspect Michael Harwell was arrested. SOFAST in conjunction with the Dayton Police Department arrested Harwell this morning off of Taylorsville Road in Huber Heights.


November 19, 2012 - Clayton Johnson, U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Oklahoma here, joined by Chief Chuck Jordan of the Tulsa Police Department, today announced the culmination of a strategic gang enforcement operation that removed 146 violent gang members and gang member associates from the streets of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Dubbed Operation Triple Beam III, the goal of the operation was to combat the crime and violence associated with gang activity in the Tulsa area.


November 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service Director Stacia Hylton today announced the selection of David Harlow as the associate director for operations, with direct oversight of all USMS operational programs, including judicial security, investigative operations, witness security, prisoner operations, the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System and tactical operations. Most recently Harlow was the assistant director of the Investigative Operations Division.


November 14, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, New Orleans Division, apprehended Jonathan William Beal, a fugitive on the run from the state of Pennsylvania. Beal was wanted by the Pennsylvania State Police, Somerset County, for criminal homicide.


November 14, 2012 - This week’s 'Fugitive of the Week', Christopher Harrison, was arrested in Derry, New Hampshire. This arrest was made by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office.  The Rockingham County Superior Court had issued an arrest warrant for Harrison based on his Failure To Appear to serve his sentence on an original conviction for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.


November 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service, San Antonio Division, hosted and graduated its first ever United States Marshals Service Citizens’ Academy. U.S. Marshal Robert Almonte for the Western District of Texas invited 10 citizens from the San Antonio community to participate in this 6 week inaugural class. The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy was to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Marshals Service and the exciting missions with which it is involved.


November 13, 2012 - A major fugitive wanted on outstanding state charges for 12 counts of child molestation has been arrested by a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in Long Beach. Fidel Salmeron was being sought on a warrant issued in Long Beach charging him with 12 counts of child molestation including rape and sodomy by force of a minor under the age of 14 years. Bail was set at 9 million dollars.


November 09, 2012 - The arrest of a man wanted on suspicion of Murder marks the 5,000th arrest for the Toledo division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force since its inception in 2005.  Nathaniel Alexander was arrested late October in Northwood after information was received from the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force in Chicago that Alexander was believed to be in the Toledo area.


November 08, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force with critical assistance from the Houma Police Department, Thibodeaux Police Department, and Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested twenty-one year old Christopher Wilson. Wilson was Wanted by the Lafayette Police Department for Attempted First Degree Murder.


November 08, 2012 - U.S. Marshal David Cargill, Jr. and Hillsborough County Sheriff James Hardy have joined forces and resources in a commitment to the United States Marshals –New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force. This commitment has been in existence since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002 on a part-time basis, but the latest improvement to the task force is a full-time commitment by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.


November 08, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling a flashy car from an Ohio drug case via an online auction that ends Monday. The online auction Web address is www.skipcoautoauction.com/Marshall-Auction/US-Marshal-Units.aspx.  The vehicle was seized and forfeited to the government as part of a drug case against Thomas King, who was arrested in Butler County, Ohio, in March.


November 07, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Services announces the arrest of Michael Clack. Clack was wanted in Nueces County for Aggravated Robbery charges. Clack’s warrant stems from an incident that occurred on October 20, 2012 where he allegedly robbed a family at gun point during a home invasion in Nueces County.


November 07, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service Middle District of Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force has adopted the fugitive case of Scott Binsack. Binsack is wanted by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole for a parole violation. The Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in locating this fugitive.


November 07, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the capture of John Earl Gorham. The U.S. Parole Commission issued an arrest warrant for Gorham on Oct. 17, regarding the subject’s original conviction of sodomy, kidnapping and assault with the intent to commit sodomy. Gorham was convicted and sentenced to 35 years on these charges.


November 07, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service located an unregistered sex offender living in South Carolina after an exhaustive one year investigation announced U.S. Marshal Michael Hughes. Jalil Rahman was indicted Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington on charges under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.


November 07, 2012 - Jose Velez was arrested yesterday evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was issued by the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) Homicide Division, where it is alleged that Velez committed first degree murder.


November 06, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF), arrested James McAlpine and Courtney Greene at America’s Inn in Houston, TX. McAlpine and Greene were wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for two counts of murder.


November 05, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Deputies assigned to the United States Marshals Service-multi agency led Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF), arrested a man wanted for Murder.  Reymundo Sanchez was wanted by the Hidalgo County Justice Court in Hidalgo County, Texas, for the offense of Murder that occurred on March 23, 2012.


November 05, 2012 - Fredrick Deshawn Tucker was arrested at the Hoover Road Apartment Complex by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF). Tucker was wanted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office for Felony Conspiracy Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.


November 05, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Robert M. Grubbs announces the launch of a new ability for the public to assist the U.S. Marshals Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team (DFAT) track down wanted fugitives. The Task Force is now able to receive anonymous tips from the public via text message or web tip. This was previously unavailable and tipsters were limited to calling in tips to the toll free hotline (866) 4WANTED.


November 05, 2012 - 'Fugitive of the Week' Corey Porter was arrested late this morning in Penacook, NH by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, including members from the Concord Police Department.  Shortly after Corey Porter was alleged to have committed an armed robbery on Hall Street in Concord, NH on October 11, 2012, the Concord Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals - N.H. Joint Fugitive Task Force to assist in his location and arrest.


November 02, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) has arrested a fugitive who was wanted for sexual assault and filming a minor engaged in sex acts. Robert William Mulkern was arrested November 1, 2012 in Windsor, Vermont by Deputy U.S. Marshals and Vermont State Police. Mulkern was charged in March, 2010 by Maryland State Police with four counts of third-degree sex offense, two counts of unnatural or perverted practices and 149 counts of child pornography.


November 02, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott announced today that the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) has made their 30,000th arrest. This milestone arrest occurred yesterday morning in Akron when the NOVFTF arrested John P. Reed, a cold case fugitive wanted for 1984 charges of attempted homicide and armed robbery. Reed is also currently being investigated for failing to register as a sex offender stemming from a 1960 conviction of rape and kidnapping.


November 02, 2012 - John Henry Mauldin of Greenville was wanted by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office for a warrant issued on March 15 for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and the Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services for a probation violation warrant issued March 28. Mauldin had been on the lam since January when he failed to report for a scheduled meeting with his probation officer. Mauldin also failed to meet his lifetime sex offender registration requirement with Greenville County as required in March.


November 01, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is pleased to announce the arrest of Jonathan Maguire of Groveland, MA. Maguire was wanted on warrants issued by the Weare Police Department for aggravated felonious sexual assault among several other offenses including theft of a motor vehicle, second-degree assault, simple assault, obstructing the report of a crime, criminal mischief and attempt to commit sexual assault, for an incident which occurred on Tuesday.


November 01, 2012 - A Savannah man wanted for Armed Robbery by the Port Wentworth Police Department was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on November 1, 2012. Cleveland Dijon Flowers was wanted by the Port Wentworth, Georgia Police Department for an Armed Robbery that happened on August 5, 2012.


October 31, 2012 - Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force - Richland County Division - arrested Joseph Wilson in Mansfield, OH. Wilson was wanted by the U.S. Marshals on a federal supervised release violation out of the Northern District of Mississippi and by the Washington County, Mississippi, Sheriff’s Office for failure to register as a sex offender.


October 31, 2012 - A Garden City man wanted on charges of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, by the New Bern, North Carolina Police Department was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on October 31, 2012.  James Antonio King was wanted by the New Bern, North Carolina Police Department for the Robbery charges.


October 30, 2012 - In an ongoing effort to make Halloween safer for the children in our communities, Nevada Child Seekers is excited to announce that a partnership of local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshals are conducting “Operation Trick-or-Treat,” a three day multi agency law enforcement operation to arrest sex offender fugitives and to ensure compliance with sex offender registration requirements by sex offenders in Clark County and Washoe County. This is the sixth straight year the U.S. Marshals has spearheaded this very important operation.


October 26, 2012 - Kevin Carr, the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced the arrest of Everett Bergemann on October 25, 2012. Bergemann had been wanted by the Sheboygan Police Department, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department on numerous felony charges, including Stalking, Probation Violation, Escape and Failure to Surrender.


October 26, 2012 - Deputies and Task Force Officers assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service's SWIFT Task Force have arrested their third Homicide related fugitive. On October 19, Deputies and Task Force Officers arrested Deborah Jaramillo for her alleged involvement in the “Convent” fire and murder in Taos, NM. Then on October 25, SWIFT Task Force members arrested William Smith who was also allegedly involved in the “Convent” fire and murder along with Jaramillo.  While Deputies where on the trail of “Boxcar Red” in Santa Fe, Deputies in Albuquerque were receiving information on attempted murder suspect from California, Tuan Tran.


October 26, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands arrested convicted sex offender David James Hart upon his arrival Thursday at the Guam International Airport. Hart violated the Sex Offender Registry requirements in 2008, when he failed to register as a sex offender after relocating to Guam.


October 26, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Joseph Lim, from Dover, York County, Pennsylvania. In September of 2010, Lim pled guilty to Sexual Abuse of Children in the York County Court of Common Plea. This offense required him to register as a sex offender under Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law. In July of 2012, Lim was released from York County Prison and registered his address at a homeless shelter in Gettysburg, PA.


October 26, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of sexual offender Joshua Baker in Manhattan, New York. Baker was being sought on an arrest warrant dated October 20, 2012 and signed by Magisterial District Judge John J. Hovan in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.


October 25, 2012 - 'Fugitive of the Week' Richard Saunders was arrested this afternoon in Haverhill, Massachusetts by the Haverhill, MA Police Department after information was provided by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.  In September, 2012, the NH Department of Corrections – Parole Board issued an arrest warrant for Richard Saunders for violations of his parole as part of his original sentence for assault.


October 25, 2012 -  A sex offender wanted on an outstanding United States Parole Commission warrant for violating his conditions of release has been arrested by a team of U.S. Marshals in Washington, D.C. Scott Breeze was being sought on a warrant issued in Washington D.C. charging him with violating his conditions of release by having contact with minors.


October 24, 2012 - Jimmy Ray Owen was arrested early yesterday evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was sought by the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, where it is alleged that Owen committed aggravated assault against a public servant.


October 23, 2012 - The United States Marshals Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders who may be in the Springfield, Ohio area. Jimmy Ray McMillan is a convicted sex offender who is wanted by the Texas Department of Public Safety for Failure to Register as a sex offender.


October 22, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service turned over custody of four vehicles, a 2004 Chevy Silverado K1500 valued at $11,475, a 2005 Pontiac GTO valued at $12,825, a 2002 Lexus GS 300 valued at $6,400 and a 2007 Chevy Silverado K2500HD valued at $24,725 to the Otero County Sheriff’s Office.  The vehicles were seized by the DEA during an investigation in which the vehicles were either used in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime or purchased with funds from illegal sources.


October 21, 2012 - America’s Most Wanted fugitive Zane Kiel Mason was arrested in Sacramento, California today. Mason was wanted out Mohave, Arizona for Second Degree Murder. Mason allegedly stabbed a 51 year old man to death after an altercation broke out at the victim’s residence. Mason then fled Arizona before he could be arrested. Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service District of Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force believed Mason was hiding in the Sacramento area.


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 18, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will sell more than 30 rare, classic, custom and unusual vehicles via a live and Web simulcast auction Saturday at 10 a.m. at Skipco Auto Auction; 700 Elm Ridge Ave.; Canal Fulton, OH 44614. The vehicles may be previewed today and Friday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8-10 a.m.


October 17, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force arrested Aggravated Kidnapping subjects Carlos Oswaldo Zambrano, Romero Hinojosa Jr., and Abraham Linares. The three subjects were wanted as a result of them absconding from the Webb County Court House on October 16, 2012 during a recess of a court appearance. The original incident of Aggravated Kidnapping occurred on May 2, 2012, when all subjects were allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a male subject at gun point from his residence.


October 17, 2012 - A Savannah man wanted on charges of Armed Robbery and Armed Kidnapping was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Patrol units. Andrea Octavianus White is wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department in Ocala, Florida on warrants charging him with Armed Robbery and Armed Kidnapping.


October 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will sell more than 50 high-value muscle cars, sports cars, motorcycles and jet skis via a live auction Thursday at 10 a.m. at Apple Auctioneering Co.; 14851 NW 27th Ave.; Opa-Locka, FL 33054. The vehicles may be previewed today until 5 p.m. and Thursday from 8-10 a.m.


October 17, 2012 - On October 9, 2012, Deputy United States Marshals in Las Cruces, NM, added Pedro Orrantia to the Marshal’s New Mexico Most Wanted list. Orrantia was placed on NM Most Wanted due to his gang affiliation and violent criminal history. Orrantia eluded captivity for two years. United States Marshals believed Orrantia was in the Las Cruces metro area and requested the assistance of the public.


October 17, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the U.S. Marshals Service recipient of the Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Heroism.  Inspector John Long for the U.S. Marshals’ Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force will be recognized today for his extraordinary act of courage and voluntary risk of life during the performance of official duties.


October 16, 2012 -  The U.S. Marshals Service, Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force arrested Luis D. Rivera Carrasquillo, a "Top Ten Most Wanted" fugitive. Also arrested was Edwin Monge Pena, a fugitive wanted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Rivera-Carrasquillo is wanted for alleged violations of the RICO Act and murder charges. Pena is wanted for alleged violations related to drug distribution.


October 15, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera of the Eastern District of California announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested 44 year old Pascual DeJesus in Orland, California. DeJesus was wanted for Continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.


October 13, 2012 - 'Fugitive of the Week' Jason Henderson was arrested in Southbridge, MA by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. In May, 2012, the Strafford County Sheriff's Office requested help to assist in the location and arrest of Henderson who was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for Failure to Appear for an original charge of assault on a juvenile.


October 12, 2012 - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), Youngstown Division, arrested a homicide fugitive who fled to the area from New York City. Based on information received from the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, members of the NOVFTF began an investigation on Alexander Scott who is a suspect in the homicide Bronx resident, Derrick Richardson.


October 12, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service Counter Gang Unit and the Atlanta Police Department Fugitive Squad announced today the arrest of Darnell Cunningham and Quartavis Bridges for the Sept. 15th armed robbery of the Inman Park restaurant The North Highland. Both subjects are members of the Atlanta street gang 30 Deep and frequented the Mechanicsville neighborhood of Atlanta.


October 11, 2012 -  The U.S. Marshals, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) Absconder Recovery Unit, and the Canon City, Colorado Police Department announce the arrest of two escaped Michigan DOC offenders from Lake County, Michigan. Kenneth Lee Grauman and Gregory Allen Bradshaw broke out of a minimum security facility in Baldwin, Michigan on September 29.


October 11, 2012 - On October 10, 2012, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) took violent fugitive Noe Jimenez into custody at the intersection of Avenida De Mesilla and Hickory St. in Las Cruces, NM. Jimenez refused to stop for LCPD’s emergency equipment and rammed a Police cruiser attempting to flee from law enforcement officers.


October 10, 2012 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - The U.S. Marshals Service added a homicide suspect to the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive list today.  Felipe Alexander Torrealba is wanted for multiple crimes in various jurisdictions in Texas and Florida, including: homicide, aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, trafficking oxycodone, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, aggravated assault with a firearm and resisting officers with violence.


October 10, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that Larry Hyche was arrested in Springfield, Ohio. In response to an investigation by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Larry Hyche in late June of 2012. Hyche was convicted of raping two girls under the age of 13 and was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.


October 10, 2012 - The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force is pleased to announce the arrest of 52 year old Hon Luu. Luu was wanted on a warrant issued by the Concord Police Department for the sale of a controlled narcotic drug, crack cocaine.


October 10, 2012 - On October 10, 2012, Charles Rausch turned himself into the Torrance County Sheriff’s, in Moriarity New Mexico. Rausch was a fugitive on the U.S. Marshals Service “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program” after allegedly shooting his roommate during an argument then going on the lam.


October 10, 2012 - United States Marshals with the assistance of New Mexico State Police and New Mexico State Department of Corrections, and New Mexico Probation and Parole arrested Violent Fugitive and Sex Offender, Melanie Freeman. On October 4, 2012, Freeman was added to the U.S. Marshals Service, New Mexico’s Most Wanted list for her alleged criminal acts.


October 09, 2012 - On October 5, members of the U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force in West Virginia arrested William Smith at a hotel in Buckhannon, WV. Smith was wanted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office for Escape, a felony of the 2nd degree. He was also wanted by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority (APA) for violating his parole on an original charge of Felonious Assault as well as by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office for Burglary.


October 09, 2012 - Joel Beal Smith, who was wanted on two counts of Sexual Battery on a Child by the Broward County, FL Sheriff’s Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.


October 05, 2012 - A Houston man wanted for Indecency with a child was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service-multi agency led Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF).  Gonzalo Molina was wanted by the District Court in Harris County, Texas, for the offense of Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact.


October 05, 2012 - A Savannah man wanted for three charges of Sale of Cocaine was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force.  Victor Holloway was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department on three separate warrants for sale of crack cocaine, dating back to January, February, and April of 2102.


Edward Salas (Captured)October 04, 2012 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - U.S. Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted fugitive Edward Salas was arrested today in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua, Mexico, by the Policia Federal Ministerial in coordination with the U.S. Marshals Service.  A convicted child killer, Salas escaped from the Curry County Detention Center in Clovis, NM, in August 2008, and had been on the lam ever since. At the time of his escape, he was serving a life sentence plus 56 years for his role in the murder of 10-year-old Carlos Perez.


October 04, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Melanie Freeman to the United States Marshals Service “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Freeman is wanted for failure to appear on charges of criminal Sexual penetration of a minor under 13, and assault on a peace officer.


October 04, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals arrested Michael Kirby Bileen in downtown Albuquerque, NM. Bileen was convicted in U.S. Federal Court for a murder committed in Arizona on September 24, 2001. Bileen was charged with 2nd degree Murder, Aggravated Battery, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Bileen was sentenced to 121 months and was released on Federal Probation in November of 2009. In 2010, 2011, and now 2012, Bileen was arrested for violating his probation by consuming alcohol and not attending his substance abuse class.


October 03, 2012 - A man wanted for Homicide was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service-multi agency led Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) on October 2, 2012.  Cruz Casanova Barrera was indicted by the 221st District Court in Montgomery County, Texas, for the offense of Homicide.


October 02, 2012 - A North Carolina man wanted on Bank Robbery charges by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department, and the Hinesville Police Department.  Thomas A. Hammond was wanted for two alleged bank robberies that occurred in August and September of 2012.


October 02, 2012 - The United States Marshals Service, D.C. Superior Court Warrant Squad and D.C. Superior Court Special Response Team arrested bank robbery suspect, Delonte Rashaun Seburn, of Hyattsville, MD.


October 02, 2012 - On September 27th, the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) in Lafayette arrested Quincy Mouton. Mouton was wanted by the Rayne Police Department for 2nd Degree Murder.  Just 5 days later, the VOTF arrested Steve Faulk, who was wanted by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office for Aggravated Rape and Aggravated Kidnapping.


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.


October 01, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) arrested Rickie Henderson and Criselda Juarez today for Aggravated Robbery. The two were wanted in San Patricio County for allegedly robbing a local gaming establishment on August 20, 2012 in Gregory, TX.


October 01, 2012 - A Texas woman wanted for cocaine charges was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service-multi agency led Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF). Selene Ramos was wanted by the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office in Plaquemine, Louisiana for the offense of Failure to Appear.


October 01, 2012 - On May 1, U.S. Marshals announced the arrest of one of Americas Most Wanted and elusive fugitives, known and charged in Ohio under the alias “Bobby Thompson.” Today, U.S. Marshals, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, positively identified “Bobby Thompson” as cold case fugitive John Donald Cody.


September 30, 2012 - On the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 30, 1962, 127 Deputy U.S. Marshals, 316 federalized border patrol personnel and 97 deputized prison guards, on the orders of then - U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, surrounded the administration building on the campus of the University of Mississippi.


September 28, 2012 - U.S. Marshals Bobby Mathieson and Gerald Holt announce the capture of Anthony Robert Taglianetti, II. Taglianetti is sought as a person of interest by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office in New York regarding the murder of Clymer Central School Superintendent  Keith Reed, Jr.


September 27, 2012 - Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was taken into custody today by the U.S. Marshals Service, in coordination with the U.S. Probation Office, for alleged violations of his supervised release conditions stemming from a prior federal bank fraud conviction.


September 27, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Western PA Fugitive Task Force apprehended Shahid Muslin at a Greyhound Bus Station, pursuant to an arrest warrant out of Mecklenburg County, NC. Muslin, a Charlotte, NC resident, was wanted for a First Degree Kidnapping. The victim reportedly was kidnapped and tortured before being able to escape and alert authorities.


September 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service-led Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team (DFAT) conducted a three-day sex offender sweep in the City of Detroit. More than 80 officers worked the sweep that netted 70 Sex Offender Registry Felony arrests.


September 27, 2012 - Today, U.S. Marshal Robert W. Mathieson announces the results from Operation “September to Remember,” a joint operation targeting criminal activity in the Petersburg, Hopewell, and Colonial Heights communities.


September 26, 2012 - Don O’Keefe, the U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of California, is announcing the capture of William Buchholz, wanted in Napa County, California, for failure to register as a sex offender.


September 25, 2012 - One of Massachusetts' twelve most wanted parole fugitives was arrested this morning by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Littleton, NH. William Gervais aka ‘Billy the Kidd’, whose last known address was in Jamaica Plain, Mass. when he absconded from parole. Gervais is on parole as part of his court ordered sentence for an armed robbery.


September 24, 2012 - It is with pride that the U.S. Marshals Service, and Director Stacia A. Hylton, celebrate the 223rd birthday of the agency today.  On Sept. 24, 1789, the oldest federal law enforcement entity in the United States was created when the office of the U.S. Marshal was created along with the federal court system.


September 24, 2012 - NH Parole fugitive, Luis Figueroa was arrested this morning in Lawrence, MA by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Figueroa was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for parole violations, stemming from an original conviction for drug sales.


September 23, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) arrested James Beasley. Beasley was wanted in Indianapolis, Indiana for Homicide and Attempted Homicide. The warrant stemmed from two separate shooting incidents that occurred on August 08, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN.


September 23, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) arrested David Charles Eubank for Failure to Appear. Eubank was convicted in absentia for Attempted Child Molestation in 1994 after he fled during the trail in Monroe County, Indiana.


September 23, 2012 - The Texas Regional Advisory Board of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, sponsored their annual gala Saturday evening at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Austin, TX. Nicholas Rose, Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, San Antonio Division, was the recipient of the 2012 Texas Children’s Hero Award.


September 23, 2012 - Willie Lee “Chill” Smith - a Savannah man wanted on charges for Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon - was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, members of the SCMPD/ATF “SARGE” task force and SCMPD Patrol Units.


September 21, 2012 - The Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) arrested Johnny Reyes for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Retaliation Against a Witness.


September 21, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service added new fugitives to the New Mexico's most wanted program.  United States Marshals for the District of New Mexico are seeking your assistance in locating Joe Louis Archuleta, Marco Ramirez, Alejandro Howard, and Jonathan Lopez.


September 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will sell the remainder of the Rita Crundwell herd of quarter horses –more than 300 – via a live and Web simulcast auction in Dixon, Ill., Sunday and Monday, starting at 11 a.m. CDT each day.


September 19, 2012 - Bedford NH Police Department fugitive, Dwayne Dollar, 27, was arrested this morning in Brooklyn, NY by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Dollar is the final outstanding suspect in a large scale shoplifting ring that was operating though-out New England and possibly up and down the east coast.


September 18, 2012 - The remains of U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive Beacher Hackney have been discovered in Hot Springs, Va. Hackney was wanted for a double homicide and the subject of an unrelenting manhunt since March 21, 2009.


September 17, 2012 -  The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force arrested twenty-two year old Jacoldy Fox. Fox was Wanted by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office for Armed Robbery, Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property, and Simple Battery.


September 17, 2012 - Anthony Donell Roberts was arrested last Friday by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was sought by the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) Homicide Division, where it is alleged that Roberts committed first degree murder.


September 14, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the capture of Tyrek Allen. Allen was wanted by Newport News Police Department and the City of Hampton on charges regarding two shootings which left one man dead and one injured.


September 14, 2012 - Operation Complete Clean Up, a four month long sex offender verification operation, concluded August 31, 2012 with outstanding participation and results. The operation was a New Mexico wide effort to verify that every sex offender located in the State, including Tribal and Pueblo lands, was in compliance with applicable federal and state law.


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.


September 12, 2012 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - The U.S. Marshals Service added a convicted child predator to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list today. Clyde Hall Jr., a career sex offender, who is wanted in the Northern District of New York for violation of federal supervised release, failed to report to a halfway house in New York after serving a 25-month prison sentence for violations of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act at the Butner Federal Correctional Institute in North Carolina.


September 12, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Christopher Alfred this afternoon. Alfred was Wanted by the Lafayette Police Department for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile. U.S. Marshals arrested Alfred pursuant to a traffic stop in Lafayette, LA.


September 11, 2012 - At 11:00 am on Thursday, Sept. 20, media outlets and personnel are invited to a celebration of the history of the U.S. Marshals Service and how it has impacted our community in a positive way. Operation Intercept, the U.S. Marshal led fugitive task force for South Carolina, will be highlighted, as well as some of its fugitive and sex offender arrests.


September 10, 2012 - Carroll County Probation & Parole fugitive, Dwayne Blanchette in Parsonsfield, Maine. The NH Department of Corrections - Probation & Parole Division requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals - NH Joint Fugitive Task Force in locating and arresting Blanchette. Blanchette was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for Probation Violations stemming from original convictions and sentences for Burglary, Witness Tampering, Falsifying Physical Evidence and Animal Cruelty.


September 07, 2012 - Under Operation Pickup, the U.S. Marshals Service in Alaska assisted the Bethel Police Department in locating fugitive Denise Jeanine Festervand (AKA: Denise Ebertz) who had allegedly abducted her daughter and son in August 2004 and traveled out of Alaska.


September 07, 2012 - U.S. Marshals Hawaii Fugitive Task Force Officers, Hawaii State Sheriffs, Maui Police Officers, Hawaii County Police Officers, and Kauai County Police Officers conducted a joint fugitive warrant sweep on the island of Maui. During the 3-day mission, sixty-six wanted fugitives were arrested clearing a hundred-four outstanding warrants.


September 07, 2012 - A major fugitive wanted in Puerto Rico for his alleged participation in a 1998 murder of a man in Ponce, PR was captured in Huntingdon Valley, PA, by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Carlos Rodriguez-Alcala was being sought on a State warrant issued in the District of Puerto Rico.


September 07, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested a Father and Son, both for bail jumping. Edward Janak, formerly of Laconia, NH has been on the run since he left the state to avoid facing his jail sentence for original charges stemming from an assault in 2007. Brandon Janak recently fled the area after failing to appear for his jail sentence after his conviction for possession of narcotics.


September 06, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling the first 93 of the Rita Crundwell herd of quarter horses via an online auction starting noon Friday. The auction, at www.professionalauction.com, closes on Tuesday for 46 of the horses and Wednesday for 47 of the horses. A live auction to sell the remainder of Crundwell’s horses, more than 300, will take place in Dixon, Ill., Sept. 23 and 24.


September 05, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today the arrest of Donald Steven Guthrie – a 38-year old man from Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania – and the recovery of a missing 14-year old female.


September 04, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling a luxury motor home, one of Rita Crundwell’s assets, via an online auction starting Tuesday. The auction for the 2008 Liberty Coach Motor Home will run through noon Sept. 25.


September 04, 2012 - A major fugitive wanted on federal charges for his alleged participation in a major drug organization has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force in Guayama, Puerto Rico. Javier Morales Andreu, also known as “Gadget”, was being sought on a federal warrant issued in the District of Puerto Rico.


September 04, 2012 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico arrested Janis Deanna Casaus. Casaus was a Federal fugitive wanted after a federal grand jury indicted her on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm.


September 04, 2012 - The Lafayette Police Department and The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force are seeking assistance and information from the public as to Carl J. Phillips’s location. Phillips is wanted for 2nd Degree Murder that took place on July 28, 2012.


September 04, 2012 - On Friday, August 31, 2012, the U.S. Marshals Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force requested the public’s assistance in the search for convicted sex offender Courtney Cortez Chestnut of Des Moines. Chestnut was wanted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for failure to register as a sex offender (2nd offense) and escape.


September 04, 2012 - A federal fugitive was extradited from Spain on Friday after being seven years evading justice. Angelo Guevara-Ramon has been a fugitive from justice since 2005, when a federal grand jury returned an indictment for alleged cocaine and heroin importation to the U.S. from St. Marteen, Netherlands Antilles and St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands.


August 31, 2012 - Over the course of 3 days, the U.S. Marshals Hawaii Fugitive Task Force conducted a collaborative arrest warrant sweep. Deputy U.S. Marshals, Hawaii County Police Officers, and Hawaii State Sheriffs conducted a joint fugitive round-up blanketing the island of Hawaii. Sixty-seven wanted fugitives were arrested with 91 federal and state warrants cleared.


August 30, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) Akron Division arrested Leo Moore III. Moore was wanted by the Akron Police Department on the charges of; weapons under disability, carrying a concealed weapon and willful fleeing. Moore was also wanted by the Summit County Sheriff’s Department on drug charges.


August 30, 2012 - A Mississippi man wanted on failure to appear charges for Aggravated Assault with a knife was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Domieko Deonta Eubanks is wanted by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department in Starkville, MS.


August 30, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals recently conducted a preview of six aircraft in Aguadilla that will be sold at public auction Sept. 5 in Midland, Texas. The aircraft were part of a seizure conducted in December 2011 shortly after a search warrant was executed by the Drug Enforcement Administration in relation to the investigation of Santo Seda-Rodriguez.


August 29, 2012 - Jose Armando Vega, of El Paso, Texas was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Vega, wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, was located and taken into custody without incident in El Paso, Texas.


August 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 15 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am Friday, August 31st, 2012 in Albuquerque. The total value of the vehicles to be sold is $81,140.25. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.


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 25, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force yesterday arrested international fugitive Robert Joseph Manship at the Los Angeles International Airport after his return from the Philippines.  Manship, a retired U.S. Air Force Sergeant, is wanted in New Hampshire for aggravated felonious sexual assault of a child.


August 24, 2012 - Eddie Garza Jr., was arrested yesterday by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Board of Pardon and Parole, where it is alleged that Garza violated the conditions of his parole. Earlier this month, Garza was a featured fugitive during “Operation Heatwave.”


August 24, 2012 - Latray Whitley was arrested yesterday evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was issued by the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) Homicide Division, where it is alleged that Whitley committed first degree murder.


August 20, 2012 - Robert Almonte, the U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Texas, will deputize the two children who have been selected as honorary coaches for this year’s Guns ‘N’ Hoses baseball tournament hosted by Candlelighters of El Paso. The U.S. Marshals Service is among the agencies participating in the annual tournament to raise money for the organization.


August 17, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) announced today that after an intense investigation, Timothy Slusher was arrested this morning in Dayton, Ohio. On August 16, 2012, the Dayton SOFAST team was notified by Detectives from the Dayton Police Department that a warrant had been issued for the arrest of Timothy Slusher for the knifepoint rape of a child under the age of 13.


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 15, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting a live and Web simulcast auction to sell 255 lots of fine jewelry, watches and gold coins in San Antonio Saturday. The auction starts at 10 a.m. CDT at the Adrian Spears Judicial Training Center, and the Web simulcast is at www.txauction.com. A public preview is scheduled for Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


August 15, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott announces that the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) has arrested fugitive Nathan Summerfield this morning in Wadsworth, OH. Summerfield, who was an Ashland, OH resident, is wanted for the murder of Lynn Jackenheimer, which took place on July 3rd in Dare County (Outer Banks), North Carolina.


August 14, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, with the assistance of the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Marco Correa in Newton Falls, OH. Correa was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for four counts of felonious assault. It is alleged that Correa was one of five people that were involved in an unprovoked assault at Charlie’s Place on Lorain Ave. in Cleveland that left two people unconscious, permanently blinded a waitress, and broke the jaw of an off-duty Cleveland police officer that stepped in to help the victims.


August 10, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service, in collaboration with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation COPS grant funded Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Georgia Department of Corrections, Jesup Probation Office, and the Georgia State Parole conducted compliance checks of all registered sex offenders in Wayne County. Over thirty Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Officers were involved.


August 10, 2012 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force concluded a week long operation resulting in the arrest of 186 federal and state felony offenders. “Operation Heatwave”, a fugitive round-up, comprised of city, county, state, and federal law enforcement officers, targeted approximately 350 fugitives with outstanding felony warrants. As of 8:00 a.m. this morning, the 186 arrests lead to the clearance of over 200 warrants. “Operation Heatwave”, a collaboration of over 90 law enforcement officers from 16 various agencies.


August 10, 2012 - Lamonte Hill was located and taken into custody by Operation Intercept (OPIN), the U.S. Marshals fugitive apprehension task force, on Friday morning at a friend’s home on Hidden Pines Road in Columbia. Hill is wanted in connection with the stabbing and shooting death of Brian Bloomfield on June 11.


August 09, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Hawaii Fugitive Task Force located and apprehended escapee James K. Gahler, Jr. without incident in Waikiki by Deputy U.S. Marshals and Hawaii State Sheriffs. Gahler was being held at Mahoney Hale Residential Re-Entry Center when he willfully failed to return to the institutional facility within the time prescribed by the facility.


August 09, 2012 - Samuel Hurd III was arrested this afternoon by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force at a local YMCA in San Antonio without incident. An arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court in Dallas, where it is alleged that Hurd violated the conditions of his bond previously set by the Court.


August 08, 2012 - Matthew Mallory, a convicted sex offender, entered a plea of guilty earlier this week to 4 counts of child abuse by intentional infliction of mental injury, before an Oklahoma District Court Judge in Kingfisher County. In April 2011, authorities in Oklahoma issued an arrest warrant for Mallory who was captured by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio.


August 08, 2012 - Deputies and Task Force Officers from the Southwest Fugitive Investigative Team (SWIFT) Task Force, in Farmington NM, arrested Michael Padilla. Padilla was featured on the Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program”. Padilla has an extensive criminal history and was wanted on charges of distribution of Methamphetamine.


August 06, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals and the Walker Police Department announce the arrest of an Allegan man who is wanted for Murder and Felony Embezzlement in Bay St. Louis, MS. Glen Joseph Davis is a suspect in the killing of an 83 year old man in the small town of Bay St. Louis, MS.


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.


August 03, 2012 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested a man accused of a daring daylight robbery in June at the Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York. Kevin Lides was being sought after fingerprints on a note handed to a teller matched his own.


August 02, 2012 - Efrain Vengas of El Paso, Texas was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF). Venegas was featured on the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department’s Manhunt Monday program on July 30, 2012. Venegas had 6 outstanding warrants for his arrest the most serious being Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.


August 01, 2012 - Late yesterday evening, United States Marshals South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) task force arrested Erick Garcia in Bloomfield, NM. Garcia was indicted by the United States District Court and had warrants for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Trafficking Methamphetamine.


August 01, 2012 - Mark Anthony Carslon was wanted on two felony warrants for failing to comply with the terms of probation for two underlying armed robbery cases. Carlson was arrested on July 26, 2012 in Grand Prairie Texas by the Grand Prairie Texas Police Department (GPPD) on his two felony warrants from the state of New Mexico as well as for two new charges in Texas.


August 01, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) has joined the search for Shawn Dwayne Wood. Wood is wanted in Montgomery County, Ohio, for sex offender registration violations. Wood is a convicted sex offender with prior arrests for kidnapping, weapons offenses, assaults, trafficking in drugs, sex offender registration violations and rape.


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 26, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the successful conclusion of Operation Safety Net III – an initiative designed to verify the addresses of more than 1,300 convicted sex offenders residing in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. This operation is the direct result of The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, signed into law July 27, 2006.


July 25, 2012 - Anselmo Rodriguez is the target of a fugitive investigation by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force after he fled while on bond, awaiting sentence by a Bexar County Judge. Rodriguez was found guilty on allegations involving continuous sexual abuse of a child and sentenced in absència to a term of life in prison.


July 24, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Trinidad Diaz Mermella in central Odessa. Mermella was listed on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s website as one of the “Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives", and currently wanted for a parole violation.


July 24, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service has awarded a contract to Professional Auction Services, Inc., of Round Hill, Va., for the U.S. District Court-ordered dispersal of horses and related equipment belonging to former city of Dixon, Ill., comptroller Rita A. Crundwell.  The agreement will offer buyers the opportunity to bid at a live auction at the Crundwell Red Brick Road farm, along with the opportunity to place bids on the contractor’s website.


July 18, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico added Jose Alfredo Corral and Mark Anthony Carlson to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. Corral and Carlson were placed on the Gang Offender section of the list.


July 13, 2012 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive Vincent Legrend Walters has been captured in Cancun, Mexico, after nearly 24 years on the run. Walters is wanted in San Diego for the kidnapping and murder of Kristine Reyes, who was killed in September 1988.


July 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling the first of Rita Crundwell’s assets, a luxury motor home, via a sealed bid sale. Crundwell has been federally charged with wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Northern Illinois. The 2009 Liberty Coach Motor Home has a minimum bid of $1 million. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. CDT August 1. Public viewings will be available by appointment only on July 23 and July 27 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. CDT.


July 12, 2012 - Marshall Aponte was arrested early this morning at a gas station in San Antonio, without incident. Aponte was sought by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force after an arrest warrant was issued by the San Antonio Police Department, Robbery Task Force Unit. Aponte is suspected to be linked to 5 recent gas station robberies.


July 10, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, and the Wausau Police Department conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders. On June 26th and June 27th teams checked the addresses of 188 registered sex offenders in Marathon County. At least 6 were found to be non-compliant.


July 09, 2012 - On July 8, 2012, U.S. Marshals were notified by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) that accused child sex offender, Sergio Luevano self-surrendered to U.S. authorities at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry. U.S. Marshals placed Luevano on their New Mexico’s Most Wanted list in February of 2012.


July 07, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) with assistance from Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, and Church Point Police arrested murder suspect Steven Guillory.  Less than 24 hours later, Willie Dean and Xavier Freeman were arrested by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and VOTF. Both suspects are Wanted by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina for 1st Degree Murder and Armed Robbery Charges.


July 07, 2012 - Edmond Muhlenberg was arrested this week at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, without incident. Muhlenberg was the target of a fugitive investigation by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force after he fled while under investigation by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. Muhlenberg was indicted on allegations involving super aggravated sexual assault of a child.


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.


July 03, 2012 - An Alachua County, Florida woman wanted on charges of Battery and Aggravated Battery, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on July 2, 2012. Ebony Kelley was wanted by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Department in Gainesville, Florida on charges of Battery and Aggravated Battery from a 2011 incident.


July 03, 2012 - Eric Sumner, wanted by ATF in Macon, Georgia on a charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Hazelhurst Police Department and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole on July 2, 2012.


July 03, 2012 - A Warner Robins, Georgia man wanted on three charges of Armed Robbery was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department on July 2, 2012. James Ray Ussery was wanted by the Warner Robins, Georgia Police Department and the Peach County, Georgia Sheriff’s Department on three charges of Armed Robbery.


July 03, 2012 - In four separate cases, fugitives from the Hinesville/ Liberty County area have been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Jacksonville Office of the Florida Regional Task Force and the New York /New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force in the last 45 days. When our state and local law enforcement partners need help in locating and arresting fugitives, the Marshals Service Fugitive Task Forces are there to help.


June 29, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti for the Southern District of Ohio announced today that Robert Philbeck was arrested this morning in a wooded area near Smithville Road and Burkhardt Road in Dayton Ohio. Philbeck was convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and 4 times has been convicted of sex offender registration violations.


June 28, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti for the Southern District of Ohio announced today that Richard A. “Chicago” Western was arrested this morning on N. Union Road in Englewood, Ohio.


June 28, 2012 - Laurel Mills, Chief Inspector with the Investigative Operations Division, received the 2012 Women in Federal Law Enforcement Leadership Award on Wednesday. Chief Mills was honored for her role in forging a partnership between the U.S. Marshals Service and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). She was the first Deputy U.S. Marshal assigned as liaison to NCMEC.


June 27, 2012 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Juan Pedro Solis at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry. Task force members had been communicating with him while he was in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, and were able to convince him to surrender. Solis was wanted for indecency with a child, possession of cocaine and driving while intoxicated.


June 26, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting a live and Web simulcast auction to sell nearly 400 lots of fine jewelry, watches, gold, diamonds and even some Megalodon fossil shark teeth Saturday. The auction starts at 10 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, and the Web simulcast is at www.txauction.com. A catalog with the expected price range for each item is available on the website. A public preview is scheduled for Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


June 26, 2012 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that Jeffrey Spicer was arrested this morning in New Weston, OH. Spicer was wanted for 2 Counts of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault of a minor and 2 additional counts of Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault of a minor between the ages of 13 and 16.


June 25, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting online auctions to sell 245 works of art by Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec and other old masters as well as pieces by more recent famous artists. The items are up for auction at www.txauction.com until July 2.


June 25, 2012 - U.S. Marshals Adam Walsh Task Force Officers, Hawaii Fugitive Task Force Officers, and the State Sheriffs teamed up with the City and County of Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney Investigators and conducted Operation Hukilau Elua. The five day Operation was an investigative and arrest effort designed to assist the City and County of Honolulu Prosecutors Office in executing sex offender and domestic violence warrants.


June 23, 2012 - On June 15, 2012, Murder warrants were issued out of the state of Illinois for Carlton Neely and James Edward Johnson. Neely and Johnson went on a shooting spree shooting 4 victims, murdering 1. Fifteen minutes after shooting those victims, Neely and Johnson drive to another town and shot another victim in the back.


June 22, 2012 -  Today April Cardoza of El Paso, Texas was arrested by the United States Marshals Service. Cardoza has been a fugitive since March, 2011, when a federal arrest warrant was issued for Racketeering Activities, which included multiple instances of violent crimes.


June 21, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals arrested homicide suspect Richard Winters in northeast Albuquerque. Winters was found in the residence of family members. Winters was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque and is awaiting extradition to San Juan County.


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 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Rashaun Bush in Harrisburg. Bush was being sought by the York City Police Department for the murder of Kanyleron McDavid.


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.


June 18, 2012 - On June 6, 2012, U.S. Marshals placed Roger H. Chavez on their state of New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. Chavez is on parole for his 1997 conviction of 2nd Degree Murder. In 2006, Chavez was released from prison and placed on parole. Chavez has been arrested for violating his parole on previous incidents in 2007 and 2009. The South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) task force, arrested Chavez on Monday in Edgewood, NM.


June 15, 2012 - Deputies assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service North Texas Fugitive Task Force in Dallas arrested John Willie Jones. Jones was wanted for his involvement in the fatal shooting in Downtown Albuquerque on 06-07-2012. It was believed that Jones was the man who actually shot the victim.


June 15, 2012 - On May 31, 2012 a State of New Mexico arrest warrant was issued for four subjects, Gabriel Alcon, Richard Winters, Vincent Montoya, Sarah Martinez. All subjects were wanted for Tampering/Destroying Evidence related to a Homicide and all were wanted for questioning in the Homicide of victim Anthony Jacquez in San Juan County, NM.


June 13, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Namer Yousef Al Daoud in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania with the assistance of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Al Daoud was being sought for a murder that occurred on June 2, 1992 in the Kingdom of Jordan.


June 11, 2012 - The week of June 4th, 2012 the U.S. Marshals Service, in collaboration with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office, the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation COPS grant funded Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Georgia Department of Corrections, Statesboro Probation Office, Georgia State Parole and the F.B.I. conducted compliance checks of registered sex offenders in Bulloch County. A total of 28 Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Officers were involved.


June 8, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera, of the Eastern District of California, announced today that the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) arrested 56 year old Paul Joseph Borreson.  This subject was added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives on May 9, 2012.    Borrenson was wanted by the Texas Department of Public Safety for a Parole Violation with an original offense of Forgery.  He also had outstanding warrants in four other states to include South Dakota, Minnesota, Indiana, and Texas.  Borrenson has been identified as a member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas and was considered to be armed and dangerous.     


June 07, 2012 - Fifty years after their escape from U.S. Penitentiary Alcatraz on June 11, 1962, the U.S. Marshals Service remains diligent in the manhunt for Frank Morris and brothers Clarence and John Anglin. They are the only men to escape from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco who remain unaccounted for.


June 07, 2012 - Anthony Scott Ebersole was arrested by the U.S. Marshals at a camp ground in Crescent City, Florida late yesterday afternoon. Ebersole has been on the run from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department since March 1, when he failed to register as a sex offender as required.


June 06, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (D.O.C.) Sex Offender Registry Program, the Ashland and Iron County Sheriff’s Departments conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders.


June 05, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson announces the arrest of Carter Tillery in Houston, Texas. Tillery was serving a 30 year federal sentence for armed robbery with a projected release date of September 30, 2036, when he was mistakenly released from state custody on May 17, 2012.


June 05, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in El Paso, TX arrested Juan Cruz on an outstanding warrant for a Failure to Appear on Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor. In 2010, Cruz was arrested for sexually assaulting a child. Task Force investigators also arrested Frank Montano. Montano was listed on the New Mexico Department of Corrections Top Ten Most Wanted. Montano was wanted on a probation violation.


June 04, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders.


June 01, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico is proud to announce its’ new involvement with the Wounded Warrior program. The Warriors to Work program helps Wounded Warriors transition back into the civilian workforce by providing career counseling services and job placement assistance.


June 01, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Task Force (SWIFT) in conjunction with representatives Truth or Consequences Police Department, Sierra County Sheriff’s Department and New Mexico State Probation Department conducted a fugitive Operation in Sierra County, New Mexico. The objective of “Operation Summer Heat” was to locate and arrest individuals who had Felony Warrants for their arrest and who reside in Sierra County.


May 31, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico auctioned off 20 government surplus and seized vehicles. The vehicles were seized by local and federal agencies and the proceeds will help support law enforcement activities in the Albuquerque area. 98 private citizens registered for the auction and a total of $110,450 dollars was raised.


May 31, 2012 - During the evening hours of May 29, 2012 Deputies and Investigators with the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force arrested Joe Vallejos and Jeremiah Mason. Vallejos and Mason were wanted for their alleged involvement in a Murder that happened on April 3, 2012 in Ignacio, Colorado.


May 29, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 20 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am Thursday, May 31st, 2012 in Albuquerque. The total value of the vehicles to be sold is $141,554.00. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.


May 25, 2012 On May 24, 2012 the United States Marshal Service in New Mexico arrested Steven M. Leewright of Farmington on the 2400 block of Lakeview Dr. in SW Albuquerque. Leewright was wanted by the San Juan County Sherriff’s Office for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.


May 24, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Carlos Baez-Quinonez in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Baez-Quinonez was being sought by the Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety on charges of criminal homicide and related firearms offenses.


May 23, 2012 - On May 22-23, 2012, the U.S. Marshals Service, Eastern District of Virginia, Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, Northampton County Sheriff’s Office and the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office executed a multi-jurisdictional fugitive apprehension operation, dubbed Operation Spring Sting, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.


May 23, 2012 - Patrick Sedoti, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Kevin Collins has been arrested. Kevin Collins was arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in Columbus, OH. Collins was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for Gross Sexual Imposition of a Child Under 13 Years of Age and 6 counts of Sexual Battery.


May 23, 2012 - Deputies with the U.S. Marshal Service and Task Force Officers with the Santa Fe Police Department arrested Joel Rollins in Espanola, NM. Rollins was wanted by the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly Murdering Elvis Delaney III in October 2007 and then burying Delaney’s body on his property in Sandoval County.


May 22, 2012 - Deputies and Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force arrested Murder Suspect Evander Tsosie. Tsosie was wanted for the stabbing death of Nathan Lee on March 29, 2012.


May 21, 2012Luis A. Munoz, originally of El Paso, Texas was arrested today after 22 years as a fugitive. Munoz was originally arrested in 1989 by DEA for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine out of the Northern District of Illinois – Chicago Division.


May 17, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service, in collaboration with the Glynn County Sheriff’s Office, the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation COPS grant funded Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Georgia Department of Corrections, Brunswick Probation Office, and the S.E. Probation TAC team conducted a two day compliance check of all registered sex offenders in Glynn County.


May 14, 2012 - Beginning on Monday, May 7, 2012, the Oakland Police Department and the United States Marshals Service, together with several federal and state law enforcement partners, conducted a three-day warrant service operation. The goal of the operation was to clear as many outstanding and high-priority warrants being held by the Oakland Police Department.


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.


May 07, 2012 - Rakeem Engram, a Savannah man wanted on four charges of Aggravated Assault, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD).


May 02, 2012 -  The U.S. Marshal Service in New Jersey arrested a man accused in Albuquerque, NM of attempted murder. Frederico Enrique-Perez was one of the U.S. Marshals Service District of “New Mexico’s Most Wanted”. Enrique-Perez was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department for attempted murder after stabbing a man several times with a knife.


May 01, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service captured one of America's Most Wanted and elusive fugitives who is accused of stealing millions of dollars that had been donated for the sole purpose of aiding U.S. veterans. “Bobby Thompson”, which was an alias, was on the run for over the last two years where he assumed numerous fictitious names and was known to alter his appearance.


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 27, 2012 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force concluded a week long operation that resulted in the arrests of 181 federal and state felony fugitives. Operation Sandstorm II targeted approximately 300 individuals with outstanding felony warrants. As of 8:00 AM this morning the arrests of the 181 subjects resulted in the clearance of 335 warrants. Operation Sandstorm was comprised of over 80 law enforcement officers from 11 different agencies.


April 27, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Task Force Officers located and arrested Jim Alan Balicanta in Wailuku, HI. Balicanta was wanted for a warrant issued on April 20, 2012 by Judge Rhonda Loo for 27 counts of Sexual Assault in the first degree and 25 counts of Sexual Assault in the third degree.


April 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) Akron Division hit the streets hard yesterday arresting two violent fugitives.  The Springfield Township Police Department requested the assistance of the NOVFTF to locate and apprehend Larry W. Johnson. Johnson was wanted for rape, gross sexual imposition and importuning out of Springfield Township, OH. The NOVFTF also apprehended Steven Young, a known gang member who was being sought for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery.


April 26, 2012 - Deputies with the U.S. Marshal Service in South Carolina arrested Fletcher Schaffer in Lincolnville South Carolina. Schaffer was listed on both the Santa Fe Police Department Most Wanted and the Marshals Service District of New Mexico Most Wanted list and had been a fugitive from justice since March of 2011.


April 26, 2012 - The Reno U.S. Marshals Service led Fugitive Task Force, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Police, announces the arrest of Landan R. McMain. McMain is wanted by the Colorado Springs Police Department on an outstanding arrest warrant for multiple charges including kidnapping and sexual assault.


April 23, 2012 - From April 16-20, Phoenix valley law enforcement partners collaborated on “Operation Justice IV”, a one week round-up of wanted felons in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Operation Justice netted valley law enforcement partners 251 fugitives wanted throughout Maricopa and Pinal Counties. In addition to arresting these fugitives, 16 weapons were taken off the streets.


April 19, 2012 -  A nationwide manhunt for accused sex offender James Julius Beaudrie ended this morning with the fugitive’s arrest in Chicago, IL.  The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in Chicago, attempted to locate Beaudrie around 7 a.m. this morning at an apartment complex in Chicago.  The location was developed during the course of the U.S. Marshals’ investigation in Des Moines as a possible address for Beaudrie’s mother.


April 18, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service announces the arrest of robbery suspect Julian Broussard.  The Vacaville Police Department issued a warrant for Broussard on (1) count of Armed Robbery and (1) Count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Vacaville Police coordinated with the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) to help locate Broussard.


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 17, 2012  – U.S. Marshals have joined the Des Moines Police Department in the search for accused sex offender James Julius Beaudrie. Beaudrie is charged with 8 counts of third-degree sexual abuse. The allegations against Beaudrie include the sexual victimization of a child under the age of 16.  U.S. Marshals are offering up to a $3500 reward for information leading to James Julius Beaudrie’s arrest.


April 16, 2012 - On April 9, 2012, Tommy Alvarado was arrested in El Paso, Texas. March 2, 2012, United States Marshals Service, District of New Mexico, placed fugitive Tommy Alvarado on the New Mexico’s Most Wanted.  Alvarado is a self-proclaimed member of the Barrio Azteca street gang and EPT prison gang.   On April 9, 2012, Alvarado was the passenger in a vehicle that fled from the El Paso County Constable Precinct 6.  When the Constable got the vehicle stopped Alvarado was taken into custody and found in possession of a firearm and methamphetamine.  The Barrio Azteca Gang is the largest and most active prison gang in the El Paso area and was founded in the mid 1980's. 


April 13, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program and Columbia County Sheriff’s Department conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders. On April 9th to April 12th deputies checked the addresses of 70 registered sex offenders in Columbia County.


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 10, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Conrad E. Candelaria and Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Michael Ferstl from the District of New Mexico hosted a meeting with the Regional Attaché for the Attorney General of Mexico. The meeting was an opportunity for the two agencies to confirm their commitments to pursue fugitives that flee the countries with the hopes of evading apprehension.


April 04, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera of the Eastern District of California announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Angelo Estrada in Stockton, California. Estrada was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon in Stockton.


April 04, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) from Lafayette with critical assistance from the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police arrested Vincente Mendoza. Mendoza was Wanted by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina. Mendoza allegedly killed Hope Bowers and Latonia Profit on or about March 17, 2012.


April 04, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested William Brown at a residence in Youngstown, Ohio. Brown was wanted by the Norwalk Police Department for felonious assault on a probation officer, wanted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office on a bench warrant for violating the terms of his bond on a current felony eluding case, and wanted by the state of Louisiana for violating his parole.


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 26, 2012 - For the last 13 days Operation Intercept (OPIN), the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force, has proven the cooperation with state and local agencies can bring wanted men to justice. Starting with the most recent arrest of Laquiz Irby on March 21, OPIN has assisted the Anderson Police Department since December 16, 2011 in tracking Irby to Atlanta, GA and back to the upstate area where he was ultimately apprehended.


March 22, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Jose Martinez to their Most Wanted list. Martinez is wanted for charges involving first degree kidnapping and aggravated battery against a household member with a deadly weapon.


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.


March 19, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico arrested Oscar Oropeza on an outstanding warrant charging him with Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor Under 13 in the first degree and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor in the third degree.


March 19, 2012 - On Saturday, the York Police Department in South Carolina arrested Antwain Price for failing to register as a sex offender. Price was wanted by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service. Price was convicted of criminal sexual conduct with a child under the age of 12 in July of 2010.


March 14, 2012 - Phillip Houston McBride was arrested by the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force, Operation Intercept. McBride escaped from the Marion Adjustment Center located in Marion County Kentucky on Friday March 9. McBride was being held at the Marion Adjustment Center for Manufacturing Methamphetamine charges and other criminal misconduct cases.


March 13, 2012 - David Robert Wampler was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in downtown Austin.  Wampler was indicted in January of this year by a Livingston County Grand Jury in Geneseo, New York with a twenty-one (21) county indictment alleging criminal acts involving rape, injury to a child, and providing dangerous drugs to children.


March 13, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe is proud to announce the arrest of Jarek Brown, wanted for multiple armed robberies, armed carjackings, and assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer.


March 08, 2012 - A Savannah man wanted for Aggravated Child Molestation and 2 counts of False Statements and Writings was arrested by the United States Marshals Service Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Dionte Thomas was wanted by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department after Thomas failed to appear in court in Savannah, Georgia.


March 07, 2012 - The United States Marshals Service began transferring all federal prisoners out of the Sandoval County Detention Center in New Mexico. Currently one hundred and ninety prisoners are being transferred to other detention facilities throughout the state.


March 06, 2012 - A Federal prison escapee on the run since May of 1999, was arrested by members of the Miami Office of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force based on an investigation conducted by the Savannah Office of the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Humberto Messa-Perez was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service for the Southern District of Georgia for Escape from the Custody of the Attorney General.


March 04, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera of the Eastern District of California announced today that the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Joe Anthony Aguilar Rodriguez in Fresno, California. Rodriguez was wanted for a Homicide that occurred in 2011.


March 02, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service and the Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) arrested Javier Mendez. Mendez was listed on the United States Marshals Service “New Mexico’s Most Wanted” program under the sexual offender category. Mendez has been wanted since May of 2011 and is charged with 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Intimidation of a Witness.


March 02, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service, District of New Mexico, placed fugitive Tommy Alvarado on the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Alvarado is a self-proclaimed member of the Barrio Azteca street gang and EPT prison gang. The Barrio Azteca Gang is the largest and most active prison gang in the El Paso area and was founded in the mid 1980's.


March 01, 2012 - On February 29, 2012, Deputies with the U.S. Marshals Service arrested accused human trafficking offender Rufus Byers. Byers has been wanted since December 2011 and was featured on last Friday's America's Most Wanted.


February 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) led Fugitive Task Force in partnership with the Sparks Police Department (SPD), Washoe County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO), and Nevada Department of Public Safety Parole & Probation (P&P) announces the arrest of Felix Alexander Otero.  Otero was arrested this morning in Sparks, Nevada.  The USMS is grateful to the Sparks Police Department for their commitment to the Task Force as well as the extensive patrol resources dedicated to this operation.


February 24, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Kevin A. Carr, announced the conclusion of Operation Spring Thaw. The operation began on February 1, 2012 and ended today. During the operation, members of the Fugitive Task Force (Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department and US Marshals) arrested 38 individuals on outstanding felony warrants.


February 23, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Jacory Noel Brown in Citrus Heights, CA. Brown was wanted for Parole Violation and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.


February 22, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera of the Eastern District of California announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested 19 year old John Williams in Patterson, California. Williams was wanted for Armed Robbery and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with gang enhancements.


February 21, 2012 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico assisted the Las Cruces Police Department in reuniting a 1 year old child with her family in the United States. The young girl's mother, Nicole Jauregui and her boyfriend, Jose Mendez, are being charged with child abuse after the one year old tested positive for drugs.


February 17, 2012 - U.S. Marshals Service personnel in Los Angeles arrested Teddy Spaugy upon his arrival from Panama City, Panama following his ordered expulsion. Spaugy was being sought by the Arizona Department of Public Safety-Capitol Police District and the U.S. Marshals led Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force pursuant to an active warrant on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and dangerous crimes against children.


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.


February 17, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mansfield Police Department arrested William Johnson at a Mansfield area motel. Johnson was wanted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office on a February 16, 2012 bench warrant for bond revocation after he violated the no contact order with his victim.


February 16, 2012 - The Louisiana State Police and the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) are seeking information from the public as to Ronald Ross’ location. Ross is the third defendant in an Aggravated Rape case and he has not yet been located (the other two have been arrested and are currently being prosecuted). Ross should be considered Armed and Dangerous.


February 16, 2012 - U.S. Marshal George White, Southern District of Mississippi, announces the arrest of Randall Thomas Beaty who is wanted by the Hendersonville, TN, Police Department for 1st Degree Murder and Aggravated Child Abuse (Age 8 and Under).


February 15, 2012 - The U.S. Marshal Service, Albuquerque Police Department, and the New Mexico State Police arrested brothers Zephaniah Martinez, James Martinez, and their grandmother Sally Gaut after a 2 hour Standoff in Peralta, NM. Z. Martinez and James Martinez were allegedly involved in a shooting at a Walmart in Albuquerque earlier this month. Gaut is charged with conspiracy in the same crime.


February 14, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the U.S. Marshals led Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force arrested Robert Franz at a truck stop near 339th Ave and Van Buren Rd in Buckeye. Franz was wanted by the Pampa, TX Police Department for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.


February 14, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in Farmington arrested Julian Marty Perea in Dulce, NM. Perea was wanted by the State of Arizona on a Grand Jury indictment charging Perea with several counts including intentionally or knowingly engaged in sexual intercourse or oral sexual contact with a victim under the age of 15 years.


February 14, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico auctioned off over 20 government surplus and seized vehicles. The vehicles were seized by local and federal agencies and the proceeds will help support law enforcement activities in the Albuquerque area. Over 150 private citizens registered for the auction and a total of $145,000 dollars was raised.


February 13, 2012 - Deputy U.S. Marshals in New Mexico located and arrested Stanley James Pacheco, Sr. on an Indian Reservation located in Santa Clara, New Mexico. Last October, the Maui native was charged via Indictment with eleven felonies to include six counts of Sexual Assault in the Third Degree, three counts of Sexual Assault in the First Degree and two counts of Attempted Sexual Assault in the First Degree.


February 12, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 23 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am Tuesday February 14, 2012 in Albuquerque. The total value of the vehicles to be sold is $167,073.00. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.


February 10, 2012 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Omar Payano in the Bronx, New York. Payano was being sought by the Scranton Police Department for an attempted homicide which occurred on February 5, 2012 at the Valley View apartments in Scranton.


February 09, 2012 - The United States Marshal Service in Santa Fe along with the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Fe Police Department SWAT team arrested Jairo Adair Contreras. Contreras escaped Arizona State Custody and fled to New Mexico where he was attempting to avoid apprehension.


February 09, 2012 - Patrick Sedoti, Acting U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Devon Armond Gayles has been arrested. On February 8, 2012, Devon Gayles was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in conjunction with Detectives from the Asheville North Carolina Police Department in Forest Park, OH.


February 08, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force in the Eastern District of Louisiana arrested John C. Wright Jr. at a residence in New Orleans, Louisiana. Wright was wanted by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office on an August 23, 2011 arrest warrant for failing to verify current address (as a registered sex offender).


February 07, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe is proud to announce the arrest of Ronald A. Brewington, wanted for homicide. Brewington was indicted nearly 25 years ago in New Mexico for the murder of his wife.


February 07, 2012 - On Monday February 06, 2012 the United States Marshal Service in Las Cruces arrested Amador Venegas-Diaz. Diaz is charged with Criminal Sexual Penetration, Aggravated Assault with intent to commit a violent felony, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, and Bribery of a witness.


February 07, 2012 - Jennifer Segrest, on the run for the past two years, was arrested by members of the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Port Wentworth Police Department and the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. Segrest was wanted by the Cobb County Police Department for the offenses of child molestation and enticement of a child.


February 03, 2012 - Information developed in collaboration between the U.S. Marshals’ Regional Fugitive Task Force along with members of the DEA, Virginia State Police’s Eastern Shore Drug Task Force and the Virginia Beach Police Department, led to the safe capture of fugitive Johnathan Manwell Johnson. The fugitive was located and arrested following an approximate 30 minute standoff with the posse of Marshals.


February 03, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Adam Walsh Task Force arrested wanted sex offender fugitive Clark Boisvert near the shops at Waialua Sugar Mill. Then in the late evening of February 02, 2012, task force members arrested a second wanted sex offender fugitive, Jordan Monteiro, on Wahane Street in Kapolei. Both fugitives had fled from authorities in Virginia and were hiding out on Oahu, HI.


February 01, 2012 - Operation SAFE GATEWAY was a joint agency focus to validate the addresses provided by registered sex offenders. SAFE GATEWAY allowed law enforcement to validate information provided by sex offenders during the registration and periodic re-registration requirements under Arkansas State Law.


February 01, 2012 - U.S. Marshals in Akron, OH arrested "Dangerous Dozen" shooting suspect, Tramell Wilson, who was wanted on multiple counts of felonious assault, aggravated burglary, disorderly conduct and three contempt warrants.


February 01, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals announce the arrest of Tabias Lorland McFadden in Grovetown, GA. McFadden has been eluding police since August 20, 2011 when warrants were issued by Florence County Sheriff’s Department after he was allegedly involved in a shooting incident to include charges of two counts Attempted Murder, one count of Firing a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling, one count of Discharging firearm into vehicle, and one count of Armed Robbery.


January 31, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe and Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan are proud to announce the arrest of Remon McDaniels, wanted for homicide in Oakland, CA. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, which includes members from the U.S. Marshals, CDC Fugitive Apprehension Team, Oakland Police Department, and San Francisco Police Department, apprehended McDaniels in Pittsburg, CA.


January 31, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Gregory Colt in Fairview Township, York County. Colt was sought for failing to register as a previously convicted sex offender and faces possible prosecution for violating the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.


January 31, 2012 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced that yesterday the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested murder suspect Richard Larry Nolden Jr., a 21-year old man originally from York, PA.


January 31, 2012 -  The United States Marshals Service, and other law enforcement agencies, are seeking the public’s help in identifying and capturing a fugitive accused of stealing millions of dollars that had been donated for the sole purpose of aiding U.S. veterans. This unidentified subject has been charged with Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution, Identity Theft, Fraud, and Money Laundering.


January 30, 2012 - A Savannah man on the run since 2009 was arrested by members of the Savannah Office of the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Jacksonville Office of the Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force on January 25, 2012. Gerard Wayne Poulin, was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service for violations of his Supervised Release in a warrant dated August of 2009.


January 27, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Maine Violent Offender Task Force apprehended Arien L’Italien in Portland, Maine. This individual was wanted on a felony arrest warrant from Biddeford Police on a charge of Aggravated Assault.


January 27, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service is pleased to announce that William Langley was arrested this morning in Izard County, Arkansas. Langley was arrested after attempting to climb out of a basement window in an effort to evade arrest. Langley was Wanted by the Crowley Police Department for Aggravated Rape and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.


January 26, 2012 - Operation Intercept (OPIN) the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force announce the arrest of Darius Montrez Ings in a Marshalls Department store located in Deerfield Beach, FL. Ings is wanted in connection with a homicide warrant from Hartsville Police Department, stemming from a shooting incident on July 21, 2011.


January 24, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) Akron Division and the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) arrested Lashaun Reed. Reed was wanted by the Wooster, Ohio Police Department on charges of murder.


January 24, 2012 - On January 23, 2012, United States Marshals arrested Penelope Wronski for failing to appear in court on charges of Abuse and Neglect Resulting in Death. The charge stems from a June 2010 incident where Wronski failed to care for her elderly mother resulting in her mother’s death.


January 20, 2012 - On January 19, 2012, United States Marshals arrested Moses Sparks on charges of Kidnapping, Criminal Sexual Penetration, and Aggravated Battery on a Household Member. On September 4, 2011, Sparks allegedly raped and severely beat a woman in a northwest Albuquerque home.


January 20, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Albert Najera, of the Eastern District of California, announced today that Richard Lamont Hinton was arrested on January 19, 2012 by the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF), Fresno Division. This subject was wanted by Los Angeles Police Department for the crime of Murder.


January 20, 2012 - The group Move to Amend (MTA) is planning a 1-day protest on Friday, January 20, 2012 against the expansion of corporate personhood rights. The protest itself is called Occupy the Courts (OTC) and will take place at courthouses nationwide during normal business hours.


January 20, 2012 - Lamont Deshawn Terry was arrested by Operation Intercept (OPIN), the U.S. Marshals fugitive apprehension task force, today after receiving a request from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) in Washington, DC. Terry is the alleged shooting suspect of Chet Hunter Matthews stemming from an incident on May 26, 1992 in East Potomac Park, Haines Point area of Washington, DC.


January 20, 2012 - Operation Intercept (OPIN) the U.S. Marshals fugitive apprehension task force arrested Gonzales Wardlaw AKA: “Snoop” after receiving a tip from Crimestoppers at an apartment complex in Columbia. Wardlaw was sought by the Columbia Police Department for the Murder of Thomas T. Hoefer on December 29, 2011 at the Olive Garden Restaurant in Harbison.


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.


January 15, 2012 - On January 13, members of the U.S. Marshals Service Adam Walsh Task Force arrested wanted fugitive Rodolfo “Rudy” Sanchez, of San Antonio, Texas, at a residence in Mililani. Sanchez was wanted by the law enforcement out of Harris County, Texas pursuant to two felony arrest warrants. On July 22, 2009, Sanchez was indicted by a Harris County grand jury on two counts of Indecency with a Child. Sanchez eventually fled Texas and has been a fugitive on the run for over two years.


January 11, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Service led Fugitive Task Force in partnership with the Sparks Police Department announces the arrest of Jose Guadalupe Gomez-Delgado. The subject is wanted by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on multiple charges including kidnapping, sexual assault, and assault with a deadly weapon. It is alleged that in 2009, Gomez-Delgado kidnapped and sexually assaulted an adult female.


January 10, 2012 - Kevin A. Carr, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced the arrest of fugitive Marcus Taylor. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Louisville Metro Police Department took Taylor into custody late last night after a brief struggle at a Wal-Mart Store. Taylor was wanted by the Racine Police Department for Repeated Sexual Assault of a Minor, and by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for Parole Violation.


January 10, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Raymond Brennan – a 37-year old Bradford County man - in Burlington, North Carolina. Brennan was being sought on multiple charges by the Pennsylvania State Police-Towanda barracks and the Athens Township Police Department (Bradford County).


January 09, 2012 - On January 6, 2012, the U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force took 3 sex offenders into custody in Albuquerque, NM. The Marshals Service developed information into the 3 fugitives and their whereabouts in Albuquerque. Friday morning, Deputy Marshals arrested the first fugitive Richard McCarty in the North Valley, in the afternoon Vincent Eddleston was arrested on I-40 just outside of Edgewood, NM , and in the evening, Jeremy Jaramillo was arrested in a hotel near Eubank in North East Albuquerque.


January 06, 2012 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones announces the arrest by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) of Robert Scott Carver. Carver has been wanted by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina since November of 2006 for Kidnapping, Criminal Sexual Conduct with Spouse 1st degree, two counts of Unlawful Conduct towards a Child, and Malicious Injury to personal property.


January 06, 2012 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), along with the Cleveland Police S.W.A.T., arrested fugitive Julius Webster at a residence in Cleveland. Webster was wanted since October 2011 by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority for escape. Webster has a violent criminal history and is one of the leaders of the Heartless Felons gang.


January 05, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) Fresno Division arrested 24 year old Michael Randolph Fritz in Bakersfield, California. Fritz was wanted in connection with the rape of a 13 year old girl in 2008.


January 04, 2012 -  A Savannah man wanted for the Armed Robbery of the Wendy’s on Wilmington Island was arrested by the Macon Office of the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Ronnie James Holder was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) for the Armed Robbery of the Wendy’s on Wilmington Island.


January 03, 2012 - The U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) Sacramento Division arrested 32 year old Marcus Hume in Marysville, California. Hume was wanted for Homicide.


January 02, 2012 - Herman Dessausure, a Savannah man wanted for Murder and Aggravated Assault, was arrested by the Savannah Office of the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Detectives, SWAT, and K-9.

 

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