GA – A Savannah man wanted on multiple state warrants to include Contempt of
Court and Aggravated Assault, and a Federal warrant for Possession with Intent
to Distribute Crack Cocaine was arrested by the United States Marshals Service
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan
Police Department (SCMPD) K-9 on April 7, 2011.
Marion Maurice Fields, 37, was wanted by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department
for Contempt of Court on various traffic related charges including no insurance.
Fields was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department for an
Aggravated Assault charge. The U.S. Marshals Task Force was looking for him for
the federal charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine.
The cases were referred to the Marshals Task Force in June of 2010. Fields was
located in a house off Staley Avenue, in late June of 2010, but managed to flee
from the residence as officers arrived. The Marshals Task Force has worked
numerous leads since that time to find Fields. The investigation conducted by
the Marshals Task Force generated new information that Fields was at an address
on Seiler Avenue. The Marshals Task Force and SCMPD K-9 went to the address at
1125 Seiler Avenue in the early morning hours of April 7, 2011, and arrested
Fields without incident. Fields was taken to the Chatham County Jail.
Annually, investigations carried out by the U.S. Marshals result in the
apprehension of over 36, 000 federal fugitives. More federal fugitives are
arrested by the Marshals Service than all other federal agencies combined.
The Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force has three offices: Atlanta,
Macon, and Savannah. The task force covers the whole state of Georgia. The
Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a team
comprised of investigators from the Georgia Department of Corrections, the
Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police
Department and the United States Marshals Service. The task force objective is
to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with violent crimes, drug crimes, sex
offenders, and other felonies. In 2010, U.S. Marshals led task forces arrested
more than 81,000 state and local fugitives on felony charges.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals
can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
America’s Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency