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April 22, 2010 Northern District of California - Johnny Sanford
Public Affairs Officer (510) 637-3670
Fugitive Wanted in Shreveport, LA Captured in Oakland
San Francisco, CA – U. S. Marshal Federico Rocha of the Northern District of California announced the arrest of Timothy Cummings. On April 21, Cummings, 38, was arrested in the 1900 block of 92nd Avenue in Oakland. Cummings wanted for a number of local, state, and federal charges stemming from July 2005 thru May 2009. Allegedly Cummings sexually abused his girlfriend’s daughter. He is charged with aggravated rape, sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile; and failure to appear. Cummings was booked into the Alameda County Jail without incident he is awaiting extraditing back to Louisiana.

This arrest was the cooperative efforts of the Western District of Louisiana U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, California Department Corrections Rehabilitation, and the Northern District of California U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Apprehension Task Force.

The U.S. Marshals are committed to the pursuit of justice put forth in the U.S. constitution. With a legacy dating back to 1789, our mission has remained steadfast.

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