Williamsport, PA - U.S. Marshal Michael R. Regan announced today that U.S.
Marshals arrested Gregory Duclaire and Whitney Lynn Sutton in Naples,
Duclaire and Sutton were being sought on arrest warrants signed by
Magisterial District Judge Richard P. Cashman in Berwick, Pennsylvania.
During the evening hours of May 4, 2010, the Berwick Police Department
responded to a reported robbery at a residence in the 400 block of North
Chestnut Street. Authorities determined that a male suspect had unlawfully
entered the residence, occupied at the time by the victim and his infant
son. The male suspect allegedly produced a handgun, made threats to the
victim, and robbed the victim of money and other personal items. Authorities
determined that a female suspect allegedly played a role in the planning and
commission of the robbery.
Based upon the crime scene investigation and follow-up interviews, the
Berwick Police Department obtained an arrest warrant against Duclaire on May
6, charging him with:
- 1 count of Robbery – Threatening Immediate Serious Bodily Injury
- 1 count of Burglary
- 1 count of Terroristic Threats
On May 28, an arrest warrant was issued against Sutton, charging her with:
- 1 count of Criminal Conspiracy
On May 9, the Berwick Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S.
Marshals Service. The Duclaire and Sutton fugitive cases were adopted as
part of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive Task Force in the Middle
District of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Marshals in Williamsport determined Duclaire was also being sought as a
fugitive by state authorities in New York. On July 16, 2009, the New York
State Division of Parole issued a parole violation warrant against Duclaire.
He had been previously convicted on a drug case, served prison time in the
New York Department of Corrections, and released on state parole
U.S. Marshals determined Duclaire is a confirmed “Bloods” gang member in New
U.S. Marshals developed leads on Duclaire’s possible whereabouts in New York
City and Florida. An investigative lead was sent to U.S. Marshals in Fort
During the morning hours of June 7, while conducting surveillance, U.S.
Marshals observed several males and one female exit from a residence in the
4600 block of 23rd Avenue SW in Naples. These individuals left the area in a
Jeep Cherokee. U.S. Marshals conducted a vehicle stop in the 1700 block of
Sunshine Boulevard in Naples. Duclaire was identified as a passenger in the
back seat. Sutton was identified as a passenger in the front seat. Both
fugitives were taken into custody without incident. They did not deny their
identity. Duclaire had no identification documents in his possession.
U.S. Marshals, based out of Williamsport, worked jointly with the Berwick
Police Department in their pursuit of Duclaire and Sutton. This cooperative
effort led to the successful and quick capture of both fugitives.
Duclaire, 26 years of age, and Sutton, 18 years of age, were both turned
over to the Collier County Sheriffs Office for processing as fugitives from
justice. They were lodged in the Collier County Jail, pending court
appearances and any further hearings relating to their extradition to
Columbia County, Pennsylvania.
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