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  • February 22, 2010 - Gabriel Morris, a 34 year-old white male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) near a residence on Dominion Drive in Dumfries, Virginia. Morris was wanted for charges of two counts of Aggravated Murder following the discovery of murder victims Robin Lynn Anstey and Robert William Kennelly in Bandon, Oregon on February 11, 2010.

  • January 15, 2010 - Yesterday afternoon two fugitives wanted in California for Parole Violations and as suspects in a Homicide, were arrested in Springfield, Oregon by the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF) and Springfield Police Department (SPD). Robert Reil, a 30-year old male, and Amour Villamora, a 30-year old female, were arrested on “U” street in Springfield.

  • October 1, 2009 - Astoria, OR- Yesterday at 12:50 PM, William Carl Welsh, a 55 year old white male, was arrested by Belize Authorities in Belize, Central America at the request of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF).  Welsh was arrested at a local casino not far from the motel in which he had been residing.  Welsh has a number of convictions ranging from Sodomy I, Sex Abuse I, to Displaying Child Sexual Conduct.  These convictions classify Welsh as a Predatory Sex Offender by the State of Oregon.  The warrant is a State of Oregon Parole Violation out of Astoria and Clatsop County and is the result of information that Welsh had fled the country.

  • September 22, 2009 -Portland, OR - September 15, 2009 Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski signed a Proclamation proclaiming September 24th to be "U.S. Marshals Day" in Oregon and encouraged all Oregonians to join in this observance.

  • September 18, 2009 - Bend, OR - Last night at 11:30 PM, John Calvin Hudson III, a 43 year old white male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF) at the Westward Ho Hotel.  Hudson is charged with 20 counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the first degree and 20 counts of Encouraging  Child Sex Abuse in the second degree.  Hudson has been missing since these charges were filed in Coos County.  The charges arise out of an Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation during which Hudson was found with computers containing numerous pornographic photos of minors.

  • June 30, 2009 - Gresham, OR - Today at 12:30 PM, Shawn Michael Montgomery, a 28 year old white male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF) at the Townfair Apartments on Northwest Wallula Ave.

  • May 29, 2009 - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) houses its prisoners in the Federal Bureau of Prisons Federal Detention Center (FDC) in Sheridan, Oregon as well as 16 local jails throughout the state of Oregon.  The USMS enters into Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) with these local jail facilities to compensate them for all costs associated with housing federal prisoners.

  • April 10, 2009 - Salem, OR - This morning at 9:30 AM, JOSE GABRIOLA-PENA, a 52 year old Hispanic male and citizen of Mexico, was arrested by Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Oregon Fugitive Task Force at his residence on 1760 "C" Street NE in Salem, Oregon.

  • February 17, 2009 - Portland OR – Today at 11:30 AM, Ian Gregory Thow, a 48 year old white male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF).  Marshals located Thow at the Edge Loft Condominiums on Northwest Kearney Street in Portland.  The OFTF, in conjunction with Seattle Marshals, developed information that Thow was hiding out in the Portland area.  Thow had previously been living in Washington until he learned he was wanted by Interpol and Canadian authorities.  The OFTF set up surveillance at several suspected locations until Thow exited the Edge Loft Condominiums to go jogging.  Thow was taken into custody without incident.

  • January 7, 2009 - Hayward, CA- Yesterday afternoon at 2:00 PM, Latwan Brown, a 30 year old black male was arrested by Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Northern District of California at his mother’s residence on West Industrial Boulevard in Hayward, California.

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