Northern District of Georgia - News
June 05, 2014 - Eric Jerome Powell was apprehended after being found guilty during trial and failing to appear for the reading of the verdict. Powell, along with codefendants Carlos Powell and Earnest Page, were three of twelve individuals who had been charged in an indictment with violating federal drug laws which included conspiracy to distribute in excess of 30 kilograms of heroin, 12 kilograms of cocaine, 1000 pounds of marijuana and laundering in excess of $21 million in U.S. currency.
March 14, 2014 - On February 20, Kenneth Darnell Smith was located and apprehended by the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Miami after being on the run for five years. Smith was wanted by the DeKalb County Police Department for Murder and by the U.S. Marshals Service in Atlanta for Violating the Conditions of his Supervised Release.
January 23, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals from Northern District of Georgia, Gainesville office, with the assistance of Gainesville Police Department, arrested a foreign fugitive who is charged with Aggravated Homicide in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Marcos Trejo Villeda has been a fugitive since 2011 when he was indicted for the murder of two individuals in the town of Xilitla.
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.