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October 17, 2014 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - The U.S. Marshals Service announced the addition of suspected murderer Peter Castillo to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list. On May 10, 2012, Castillo allegedly shot 22-year-old military veteran Stephen Perez in the back killing him following an altercation that occurred in the Boston Theater District. Castillo was immediately identified as the shooter by the Boston Police Department and a warrant was issued for homicide.


January 24, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force arrested Connecticut fugitive Doel F. Candelario on charges of Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. This was a lengthy investigation involving the Hartford, CT Police Department's Major Crimes Division and the U.S. Marshals in both Connecticut and Massachusetts.


November 2012 - In November of 2012, Mannix Lewis shot the operator of a motor vehicle in the back of the head. The victim was transported to a Boston hospital and survived the shooting. Police believe that Lewis was hiding, waiting to shoot the victim and that the shooting was in retaliation for prior gang related shootings which had occurred in Brockton. As a result, in December of 2012, a Brockton Superior Court warrant was issued charging Lewis with Assault to Murder, Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds. On January 9, 2013, Deputy U.S. Marshals and Brockton Police assigned to the Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force, along with Massachusetts State Police and Middleborough Police arrested Mannix Lewis in Middleboro, MA.


December 11, 2012 - Andrew Britt fatally shot Shawn Taylor multiple times after the two became involved in an altercation inside a Roxbury residence. A warrant, charging him with Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, issued for his arrest. At the time of the murder, Britt was on bail for a near fatal stabbing he committed in Boston where he stabbed a bartender during an argument at a funeral reception. The Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force conducted an extensive one month search for Britt which eventually led to an apartment in Roxbury. On January 15, 2013, Boston Police assigned to the Task Force placed Britt under arrest. The USMS Technical Operations Group provided significant assistance throughout the investigation.  

 

 

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