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  • July 24, 2014 - Peter C. Tobin, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Michael Joseph Herring has been apprehended. Herring was wanted by the Akron Police Department for Aggravated Murder.
  • May 08, 2014 - Springfield Chief of Police Stephen P. Moody and U.S. Marshal Peter C. Tobin announce that Springfield teenager, Tyrin Hawkins, was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team early this morning after investigators pieced together tips and other information that led them to the King's Court apartment complex in Dayton.
  • March 19, 2014 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team and U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin announced today that Shawn Hagler has been arrested. Hagler was wanted for Aggravated Robbery and Burglary.
  • February 28, 2014 - On February 27th, the U.S. Marshals Service in Las Vegas Nevada arrested Eva Villamor-Goubeaux and located a 4 year old missing child from Troy, Ohio. On February 5, 2014, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Eva Villamor-Goubeaux on a Family Offense, Interference with Custody.
  • February 20, 2014 - The U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Karl Davis Coleman. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Coleman on Murder, Felonious Assault, Rape, Attempted Rape, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • January 07, 2014 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team announced the arrest of Christopher W. Marcum today. Marcum has been charged by indictment with 2 counts of Gross Sexual Imposition with a child less than 13, and 3 counts of Rape with a Child less than 10.
  • December 20, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested a foreign fugitive today on an outstanding request for provisional arrest from Germany. Anthony Lance Gurden is wanted in Germany on charges stemming from a February 2011 incident where he and an accomplice allegedly robbed two men at gunpoint.
  • September 27, 2013 – The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting United States Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that fugitive Shawn Brookins has been arrested. This was the second time Brookins had a run in with SOFAST.
  • August 30, 2013 - U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti of the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Clarissa Clark and Summer Kerley. The pair was arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team on warrants issued by authorities in Pittsburgh. The two women face charges of criminal solicitation of homicide, conspiracy to commit homicide and terroristic threats all stemming from a March 2013 shooting in Pittsburgh.
  • April 22, 2013 - U.S. Marshal Patrick Sedoti of the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Antonio Collins of Charleston, WV. Collins was arrested late Saturday by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team on two counts of Attempted Murder.
  • April 22, 2013 - Patrick Sedoti, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Jimmie Allen Jr. and Leroy Keith have been arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team in Dayton, OH. Allen was wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for Rape of a Child under 13 and Gross Sexual Imposition of a Minor. Keith was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for Rape of a Child under 13.
  • March 27, 2013 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting U.S. Marshal, Patrick Sedoti, announced today that homicide suspect Jeffery Jackson has been arrested. SOFAST arrested Jackson earlier this morning in a parking lot in Dayton.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • September 29, 2011 - Cathy J. Jones, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Devant Terrell Geter has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). Geter was wanted for Escape on an arrest warrant from September 13, 2008. Geter was serving a 14 year sentence for Possession with Intent to Distribute in Excess of 500 mg of Cocaine and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon when he escaped from the federal penitentiary in Marion, IL.
  • September 28, 2011 - The U.S. Marshals Service in the Southern District of Ohio, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Jackson Center Police Department, State of Ohio Adult Parole Authority and the Shelby County Adult Probation, conducted a joint law enforcement compliance operation designed to verify the current residences of offenders living in Shelby County Ohio.
  • September 08, 2011 - Cathy J. Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrests of Marty Roe and Tyree Parson. Roe was wanted by the Lexington Police Department for Harassing Communications. Parson was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for Murder and has pending Felonious Assault and Weapons Charges.
  • August 10, 2011 - The Texas Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the Southern Ohio United States Marshals Service Sex Offender Investigations Bureau is requesting assistance with the following investigation. Joseph Michael Hall is a convicted sex offender wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service for Failure to Register as a sex offender. He is also wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for failing to register and was most recently indicted by the Montgomery County Ohio Grand Jury for Rape of a child under the age of 13.
  • July 22, 2011 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones of the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Darrian Cordell. The 21 year old Cordell was wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department for Felony Possession of Drugs, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Improper Handling of a Firearm. 
  • June 29, 2011 - The United States Marshals Service in the Southern District of Ohio, the Greene County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Greene County Adult Probation Department, Xenia Police Department, Beavercreek Police Department and the Fairborn Police Department conducted a joint law enforcement compliance operation designed to verify the current residences of offenders living in Greene County, Ohio.
  • May 10, 2011 - On May 7, 2011, leads came in from Orlando, Florida to the United States Marshals in Southern Ohio concerning the possible whereabouts of a wanted non-compliant sex offender.  The sex offender, Jaime Lebel (aka Jamie Lebel), age 41, a sex offender who in 2001, pled guilty to two counts of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation of a minor and served six years in prison and additional time in jail for probation violation, had fled Florida in violation of his registration requirements and was believed to be hiding out in Southern Ohio.
  • April 28, 2011 - United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones announces the arrest of Thomas Grantham and James Cross Jr. by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).  Grantham, 35 years of age, and Cross Jr., 32 years of age, are wanted for Murder and Attempted Murder based on charges in West Virginia.
  • March 26, 2011 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones announces  the arrest of David Conrad Buelow , a sex offender from Dayton, Ohio who was wanted on outstanding warrants for federal violations of the Adam Walsh Act. Buelow, age 62, was being sought on a warrant issued by the Federal Court in San Diego for a violation of the Adam Walsh Act after he fled Dayton, Ohio area in violation of his state sex offender registration requirements.
  • March 25, 2011 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones of the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Ryan Hubbard, 32, of Miramar, Florida. Hubbard was wanted by the Bal Harbour, Florida Police Department for his alleged involvement in the attempted murder of two patrons of Carpaccio’s Restaurant that occurred in the affluent community of Bal Harbour, Florida on March 22, 2011. 
  • March 25, 2011 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones and Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer announce  the arrest of Kenneth Wade Rachal, a sex offender wanted on outstanding warrants for federal violations of the Adam Walsh Act. Rachal was arrested in Cancun Mexico after getting off a plane flight from France by Mexican Federal Police and U.S. Marshals assigned to the Mexico field office.
  • March 11, 2011 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones of the Southern District of Ohio and Chief John Sedlak of the Miamisburg Police Department announce the arrest of Ronald Preston of Ontario County, New York. Preston was wanted by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office for his alleged involvement in the rape of a former neighbor that occurred in Canandaigua, New York on February 23, 2011. 
  • February 16, 2011 - Cathy Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, today announced the arrest of Michael Y. Miller by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in Columbus, Ohio. Miller is charged with murder in Columbus, Georgia. The charges stem from the April 12, 1999 murder of Shawnita Campbell whose body was found with a gunshot wound to the head on a dirt road in Columbus, Georgia.
  • February 09, 2011 - United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones announces the 100th homicide arrest since the inception of the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in May of 2006.  SOFAST arrested 33 year-old Anton Denson of Cincinnati, Ohio. Denson is accused in the shooting death of Devon Heard during a home invasion robbery on December 14 of 2010.
  • February 08, 2011 - United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones announces the arrest of Michael Hesson.  In the evening hours of February 08, 2011, the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 25 year-old Michael Hesson in Hamilton, Ohio.  Hesson is accused of stomping the head of John Johnson, an elderly homeless man, in early January of 2010.  Hesson has been evading authorities ever since the assault.
  • January 27, 2011 - Cathy J. Jones, U. S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that John Fitzgerald Cannada has been arrested in Lexington, KY. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Cannada, charging him with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender on 03/15/2007, stemming from a 1997 conviction for Gross Sexual Imposition of a Minor.
  • January 25, 2011 - Cathy Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today information about the success of the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in making the streets of southern Ohio safer for everyone. From January 3rd through January 21st of this year, the SOFAST units in all three core cities have arrested a multitude of violent offenders who have been preying on the public.
  • December 03, 2010 - United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones announces the arrest of Russell Patrick.  In the late hours of December 2, 2010,  the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 35 year-old Russell Patrick in Wilmington, Ohio.  Patrick is accused of injuring a child.  Patrick is also the subject of a child sex crime investigation by the Grand Prairie (TX) Police Department.  Deputy U.S. Marshal Donnie W. Ray stated, “Protecting the children of our community is a top priority for the U.S. Marshals.  This arrest highlights the difference we can make when local and federal authorities work together on a common goal”. 
  • November 30, 2010 - United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones and the Cincinnati Police Department announce the arrest of Tony Halston. The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 28 year-old Tony Halston in Cincinnati, Ohio. Halston is accused of shooting Marathon Station store clerk in Price Hill on November 12, 2010.
  • November 05, 2010 - On 11/04/2010, Jeffrey Portis, eluded arrest by assaulting two Springfield Township Police officers with a Taser. One week earlier, Portis led the Cincinnati Police Department on a wild chase in the West End neighborhood, which resulted in him being bit by a police K-9. Portis, who was originally wanted for Contempt of Court and Failure to Comply, faces charges for Assaulting a Police Officer, Burglary, Resisting Arrest, and Obstruction of Justice after his latest run-ins with the law.
  • October 05, 2010 - Cathy Jones, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, today announced the arrests of David Parker and James Spillman, both unregistered sexual offenders. Parker was arrested on October 1, 2010, by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in Columbus, Ohio.  James Spillman, who had been wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office since 2002, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Greenup, Kentucky on the evening of October 4, 2010.
  • September 07, 2010 - Cathy Jones, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, today announced the arrest of John Whiting in Newark, OH by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and the Newark Police Department. Whiting had been wanted by the Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff’s Office for a Probation Violation. Whiting was on probation for a Manslaughter conviction and had been a fugitive since 1980.
  • August 30, 2010 - U.S. Marshal Cathy Jones of the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Jonothan Mapp, Jr. Mapp is charged with multiple counts of rape in Hamilton County, Ohio. He was indicted for allegedly raping a 5-year-old child over a six-year period between 2001 and 2007. Authorities say Mapp is facing up to life in prison if convicted of these charges.
  • June 18, 2010 - A 17 year old homicide suspect was arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). The teenage suspect was wanted for the fatal shooting of 22 year old Derrick Martin on June 17, 2010. The victim was shot to death on Goose Alley in Cincinnati’s Over-The-Rhine neighborhood.
  • June 08, 2010 - Cathy J. Jones, Acting United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Joseph T. Cagle, a convicted sex offender, who fled New York and was found living in Dayton, Ohio. Cagle’s previous convictions include Sexual Misconduct in 2003 and Attempted Rape in 2006, convictions which required him to register as a sexual offender for the remainder of his life.
  • May 28, 2010 - A 17 year old homicide suspect was arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). The teenage suspect was wanted for the fatal stabbing of 26 year old Gavin Mays on May 27, 2010.
  • May 07, 2010 - Cathy J. Jones, Acting United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and Dayton Chief of Police Richard Biehl, announce the arrest of Anthony D. Choice after more than a ten month long man hunt. Choice is charged with three counts of murder, two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated burglary, and two counts of felonious assault because of his suspected involvement in a June 24, 2009 home invasion that left one man dead.
  • April 30, 2010 - The United States Marshals Service in the Southern District of Ohio, Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Butler County Adult Probation, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI), and SOFAST (Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team) conducted a joint law enforcement effort to verify the residency of local sex offenders in Butler County. During April 26-30, 2010, Deputy Sheriffs, Deputy U.S. Marshals, Adult Parole Officers, Adult Probation Officers, and BCI Agents teamed up in the fifth of a continuing Federal Operation known as Operation Neighborhood Watch.
  • April 15, 2010 - In the early evening hours of 04/14/2010, Waco “White Wolf” Tohausen, 37 years old, was arrested by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department in Murphy, NC. Tohausen, indicted for Rape and Pandering Sexually Oriented Materials involving a five year old victim. The crimes, which were committed back in 2007, where recently indicted back on December 21, 2009. Tohausen is associated with a Wiccan Group known as the Temple of the Crystalline Star and the Lustration of the Ancestors.
  • March 19, 2010 - Cathy J. Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, Springfield Police Chief Steve Moody, and Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer announce the arrest of Derrick Lamont Caldwell after a two day man hunt covering both Clark and Montgomery Counties. Caldwell, a registered sex offender in Montgomery County, was wanted in Springfield for 2 counts of robbery and is also a suspect for an alleged abduction and assault that occurred in Springfield last week.
  • March 19, 2010 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 30 year-old Kenneth Kendrick at an associate’s residence located on Bahama Terrace in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kendrick is accused of an execution style shooting and killing of Anthony Collins in Detroit, Michigan on November 28, 2009. Kendrick is a four time habitual offender with a lengthy criminal record that includes multiple convictions for various crimes including felony weapon violations.
  • March 15, 2010 - Following a tradition of excellence in its fugitive efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) is partnering locally with the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office and the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit today to target the area’s most violent criminals. Multiple arrest teams working throughout the region will be seeking those with warrants for theft offenses such as Burglary and Narcotics offenses, among others.
  • March 02, 2010 - Cathy Jones, Acting United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, and Walter L. Davis III, Delaware County Sheriff announces the arrest of William W. HATCHER by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).  HATCHER had been wanted by the Delaware County, Ohio Sheriff’s office for two counts of Rape and Sexual Battery based on charges that he gave a juvenile female alcohol and then raped her.   The victim reportedly knew HATCHER prior to the rape which allegedly occurred on December 17, 2009.
  • March 01, 2010 - The U.S. Marshals of the Southern District of Ohio and its state and local law enforcement partners concluded Operation Neighborhood Watch-Eastern Borders in Lawrence County.  Authorities are calling it success.  “It’s a major victory any time we arrest an individual who poses a threat to our communities, especially to innocent children,” said Interim United States Marshal Cathy Jones. “Operation Neighborhood Watch was executed to send a message to sex offenders who aren’t in compliance with the law—register or go to jail.”
  • February 28, 2010 - Keenan Childs, 37 years old, was arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). Childs was wanted for the shooting of off- duty Cincinnati Police officer Thomas Owens.
  • February 12, 2010 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 32 year old Calvin “C-Murder” McKelton in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati. McKelton is accused of killing Margaret “Missy” Allen of Fairfield in July of 2008. Margaret, who was pregnant at the time of her murder was described as an up and coming attorney in the Greater Cincinnati area, was also the live-in girlfriend of McKelton.
  • February 11, 2010 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 26 year-old Walter “Shay” Johnson at an associate’s residence located on Manss Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio. Johnson is accused of shooting and killing Larry Anderson, 27 years-old, in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 7, 2009.
  • February 10, 2010 - Cathy J. Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Craig Jewett and Kelly Miller have been arrested. Jewett and Miller were wanted by the City of Columbus Division of Police for aggravated murder. The murder charges stem from an April 20, 2002 fire in Columbus, Ohio that resulted in the death of John Miller.
  • January 29, 2010 - The United States Marshals Service in the Southern District of Ohio, the State of Ohio Adult Parole Authority, the State of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI) and the men and women of the Gallia County and Meigs County Sheriff’s Offices conducted a joint law enforcement effort to verify the residency of local sex offenders in their counties. During January 25-28, 2010, Deputy Sheriffs, Deputy U.S. Marshals, Adult Parole Officers and BCI Agents teamed up in the third of a continuing Federal Operation known as Operation Neighborhood Watch Eastern Borders.
  • January 14, 2010 - A juvenile suspect, 17 years of age, was arrested today by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). The juvenile suspect is charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery, one count of Kidnapping, four counts of Aggravated Burglary, one count of Receiving Stolen Firearm, one count of Felonious Assault, and one count of Grand Theft Auto.
  • January 08, 2010 - Federal Parole Violator, Kurtis Armann, was apprehended by the Great Lakes Regional Task Force based on an investigation by the U.S. Marshals Service in Columbus, Ohio.  After serving his prison sentence for Conspiracy to Commit Attempted Murder, Armann absconded from probation supervision in May 2009.
  • January 05, 2010 - Cathy J. Jones, Acting United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, announce the arrest of Shamar Davis. Davis was wanted on 4 Counts of Felonious Assault charges in Dayton, Ohio.
  • December 02, 2009 - Cathy J. Jones, Acting U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and Springfield Police Chief Steven Moody, announce the arrest of Jarron Y. Tabor. Tabor was wanted on attempted homicide charges in Springfield, Ohio; multiple charges in West Virginia, which include three counts of conspiracy to distribute dangerous drugs; and multiple charges in Montgomery County to include carrying a concealed weapon.
  • November 13, 2009 - Cathy J. Jones, Acting United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, announce the arrest of Lawrence W. Yancey. Yancey, who has an extensive criminal history to include assault, domestic violence, arson, robbery, and drugs is also a convicted sex offender after he was convicted of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor.
  • October 30, 2009 - The two juvenile suspects, 15 years of age and 17 years of age were arrested yesterday by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). Both juvenile suspects are charged with the October 24th Aggravated Robbery and Murder of Herschell Palomore Jr. in Cincinnati.
  • October 19, 2009 - Cathy J. Jones, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced that Marco Medina has been arrested. In August of 2004, United States District Court Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. issued a warrant for Medina’s arrest. The warrant charged Medina with Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute over one hundred kilograms of marijuana.
  • October 07, 2009 - Two murder suspects and an armed kidnapper are apprehended within hours of each other in Cincinnati, Ohio. Antonio Portis, 19 years of age, Demar Edmonds, 22 years of age, and Jerome Taylor, 43 years of age, were arrested yesterday by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).
  • October 01, 2009 - A jury in U.S. District Court here today convicted Michael Harper, 54, of Cincinnati of one count of failure to register as a sex offender, as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
  • September 23, 2009 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, is proud to announce the 220th Anniversary of the United States Marshals Service on September 24, 2009. The United States Marshals Service is our nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency, who occupies a unique and valued position in our country’s history, and in our criminal justice system.
  • September 18, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Service in the Southern District of Ohio, the State of Ohio Adult Parole Authority, and the men and women of the Belmont County and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Offices conducted a joint law enforcement effort to keep tabs on local sex offenders in their counties. On September 14-18, 2009, Deputy Sheriffs, Deputy U.S. Marshals, and Adult Parole Officers teamed up to verify the residences of registered sex offenders. This initiative is a collaborative law enforcement effort that is designed to keep the public safe by ensuring that these offenders are complying with sex offender registration obligations and residing where they have reported.
  • September 02, 2009 - Lawrence F. Sipple, 38, of Cincinnati was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment for failing to register as a sex offender, as required by the federal Sex Offender Registration Notification Act (SORNA). Sipple was also placed under court supervision for the rest of his life.
  • August 25, 2009 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Dalcapone Alpaccino Morris. Morris was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for Murder, Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary and Aggravated Assault.
  • July 31, 2009 - James Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Bobbie Lee Garrett has been arrested. On February 2, 2009 a warrant was issued for Garrett following the return of a 15 count indictment for Child Abuse-Sexual Abuse of a Minor.
  • July 29, 2009 - James Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Aaron Gilbert has been arrested. On July 10, 2009 a warrant was issued for Gilbert by the Franklin County Common Pleas Court for Possession of Drugs.
  • July 23, 2009 - Tyjuan Pearson, 24 years of age, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and the Springfield Township Police Department. Pearson, who was considered armed and dangerous, was wanted in Kentucky by the Lexington Police Department for 1st Degree Assault that occurred on June 14th.
  • July 09, 2009 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 24 year-old Gerald Wilson at an associate’s residence located on East McMicken Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio. Wilson is accused of shooting and killing Kenneth Gaines and Mark Davenport in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 3, 2009.
  • June 25, 2009 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 26 year-old Fonta Whipple and 25 year-old Jashawn Clark at a Holiday Inn in Covington, Kentucky. Whipple and Clark are accused of critically injuring Derryan Holland by shooting him multiple times with an AK-47 rifle in Lockland, Ohio on June 22, 2009.
  • June 17, 2009 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team/Cincinnati SWAT arrested Alfonzo Stevenson in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stevenson was sought by the Cincinnati Police Department for 6 Felony charges and some other miscellaneous charges. Those charges included Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Theft, Harassment, Weapons under Disability, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Retaliation against a Witness.
  • May 15, 2009 - Southern District of Ohio United States Marshal James Wahlrab, Northern District of Ohio United States Marshal Peter Elliott, and Columbus Division of Police Chief Walter Distelzweig announce the arrest of murder suspect George Holston III. Holston was arrested at a home in Canton, OH. Holston is charged with the murder of Gerald Fuller. According to the criminal complaint, on December 20, 2008, Holston and the victim got into an altercation at a home on in Columbus. Holston allegedly took out a handgun and shot the victim in the chest. Holston was formally charged with the murder on December 22, 2008, and he was one of the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers 10 most wanted fugitives.
  • May 13, 2009 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 32 year-old Courtney Givan in Cincinnati, Ohio. Givan is accused of shooting Jervarion Wright at an apartment complex in Montgomery, Alabama on May 09, 2009. Givan has a lengthy criminal record that includes felony assaults and robberies.
  • May 12, 2009 - Luis Sanchez Jr., age 21, was arrested this morning by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and the Newark Police Department. SOFAST is a team of law enforcement officers led by the United States Marshals Service. An arrest warrant for Sanchez was issued in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 11, 2009 for Rape of a Child, Distributing Obscene Material to a Minor, two counts of Enticing a Child Under 16, Indecent Exposure, and Assault and Battery on a Child Under 14.

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