For Immediate Release
|May 07, 2010||
Christopher Riley, Warrant Supervisor
United States Marshals (513)200-3977;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-906
|Violent Dayton Homicide Suspect Apprehended|
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 on Alcot Drive in Dayton that left one man dead. Authorities
believe that the victim was specifically targeted and according to
witnesses, Choice and another suspect broke into the residence and demanded
money. The victim was shot several times in the abdomen and later died of
SOFAST in the Miami Valley area is comprised of the following federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies: United States Marshals Service, U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Agriculture, OIG, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Darke County Sheriff’s Office, Preble County Sheriff’s Office, Miami County Sheriff’s Office, Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, Dayton Police Department, German Township Police Department, Germantown Police Department, Greenville Police Department, Miamisburg Police Department, Moraine Police Department, New Lebanon Police Department, Springfield Police Department and the Trotwood Police Department.
The U.S. Marshals Service was America’s first federal law enforcement agency and each year arrests more fugitives than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.