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For Immediate Release

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February 14, 2013 Supervisory Deputy J. Honaker (304) 347-5136
Bank Robbery Suspect Captured

Charleston Police Department and the United States Marshals teamed up to apprehend a bank robber in Louisville, Kentucky. William D. Young (41 year old, black, male) was arrested late Wednesday evening after Deputy U.S. Marshals tracked him to Louisville. Young is a suspect in the February 1, 2013 armed robbery of the Patrick Street BB&T.

Working on information provided by the Charleston Police Department, Deputy Marshals and Cops United Felony Fugitive Enforcement Division (CUFFED) Task Force Officers from the Southern District of West Virginia met with their counterparts from the Eastern and Western District of Kentucky and arrested Young at an apartment on Shelby Street, shortly before 11:00pm. After the arrest, Young was turned over to local Kentucky authorities and is currently pending extradition to Charleston.

Annually, investigations carried out by the United States Marshals results in the apprehension of approximately 34,000 federal fugitives. More federal fugitives are arrested by the Marshals than all other federal agencies combined.

The CUFFED Task Force is a team comprised of law enforcement offices from local Sheriff’s offices, local Police Departments and several other state and federal agencies. The task force objective is to seek out and arrest violent fugitives. Last year, United States Marshals task forces arrested more than 27,000 state and local fugitives on felony charges.

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

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