Columbia, SC - On Monday June 7th,
2010 U.S. Marshals Operation Intercept Columbia, SC arrested fugitives Daryl
Len Farmer and Antonio Marquis Farmer at 4824 Smallwood Road, Columbia, SC.
Both men are wanted in connection with an alleged triple shooting from
Wilson, NC that happened on April 27th, 2010. Both men are charged with
Attempted Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill
Inflicting Serious Injury. The fugitives are brothers and fled the Wilson,
NC area after the alleged shooting.
Wilson Police Department requested assistance from the U.S. Marshals in
Eastern North Carolina in locating the fugitives. Information obtained led
the investigation to South Carolina where U.S. Marshals from North and South
Carolina and Wilson Police Department officers discovered the Smallwood Road
address. Deputy U.S. Marshals and Wilson Police Officers surrounded the
address and arrested both men without incident. Both suspects were booked
into the Lexington County Detention Center to await bond and extradition
U.S. Marshal Kelvin Washington stated “Fugitives of this caliber are a main
priority for arrests, both individuals will be returned to North Carolina to
face their outstanding charges.”
Established in 1789, the United States Marshals Service is the nation’s
oldest federal law enforcement agency. In fiscal 2009, the Marshals arrested
more than 36,400 federal fugitives, clearing 39,400 felony warrants.
Marshal’s Service-led task forces like South Carolina’s Operation Intercept
arrested 90,800 state and local fugitives, clearing 117,000 felony warrants.
Locally, Operation Intercept arrested over 2,500 South Carolina fugitives
during that same period. More information about the Marshals and other South
Carolina fugitives can be found on the web at