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For Immediate Release

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June 20, 2013 Dominic Guadagnoli
Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (850) 554-6602;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehends Wanted Santa Rosa Fugitives

Milton, FL – The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force caught up with two Santa Rosa County men, one who is wanted on several weapons charges. Christopher Stephen Ray Cassity was captured in a home he was renting in Milton at about 6:30 a.m. U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers from Santa Rosa, Escambia and Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office, as well as patrol units from Santa Rosa and Milton Police Department knocked on the front door of the home on the 5800 Block of Stewart Street and called to Cassity to come out. Three other unidentified men exited the house and were detained before Cassity was finally placed under arrest. Cassity is wanted by the Milton Police Department for a warrant that includes Felon in Possession of a Gun or Ammo and Shooting a Missile Into a Dwelling, both felonies. Cassity also had three other misdemeanor charges all related to gun offenses. Cassity was arrested peacefully and is in Santa Rosa County jail being held without bond.

A short while later around 10 a.m., the Task Force apprehended 19 year-old Camrin Zan Bass also from Milton while he worked on a work crew clearing roadside debris in Blackwater State Park. Bass was arrested without incident alongside the road located near to a residence at 11266 Bob Pitts Road. Bass is currently out on bond and being monitored by the Sheriff’s Office pending charges for stabbing a man then pushing him into a fire earlier this year. The Task Force arrested on Santa Rosa warrants for felony charges relating to Burglary, Larceny and Dealing in Stolen Property. Bass was also brought to Santa Rosa County Jail and is being held on a $20,000 bond.

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

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