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For Immediate Release

Contact:
August 15, 2012 Dominic Guadagnoli, Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (850) 554-6602;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals Task Force Captures Three Violent Fugitives in Escambia

Pensacola, FL – The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force hit the streets of Pensacola early today and arrested three Pensacola men wanted on numerous charges that include aggravated assault with a weapon, armed robbery, using a firearm and including a non-registered sex offender. The Task Force began their day when they had to breach the door of the home of Rodney Deangelo Ries, aka “Tattoo” after knocking and observing someone inside the home and they would not come to the door. Ries, was arrested around 8:15 am after he surrendered after hiding in the home on the 8500 Block of Stockdale Avenue. The 23 year old Ries is wanted for Aggravated Assault with a Gun and Firing a Weapon in Public.

Task Force members from the Marshals, Escambia and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Offices and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) then apprehended David Lee Jones at the Travelodge Inn on Highway 29 in Pensacola. Together with the assistance from Escambia County Patrol, the Task Force captured him around 1:00 in the afternoon, after he pulled into the parking lot of the hotel where they were doing surveillance. Jones, 18, was arrested after he and another man he was with tried to elude the Task Force inside the hotel. Jones is wanted on an Escambia warrant that charges him with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Use or Display of a Firearm During a Felony, Armed Burglary, Robbery with a Firearm or Deadly Weapon and Petit Theft. The other man was detained shortly then released.

The Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force then made their last arrest for the day when they nabbed Caleb Joseph Alderman after he left a job site on Nine Mile Road. They caught up with the fugitive around the 200 Block of New Warrington Road at about 3:00. The 19 year old Alderman was arrested without incident. Alderman’s charges include Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Probation Violation for a weapon charge and Failure to Appear on a larceny arrest. All men were booked into Escambia County Jail. Ries has an $11,000 bond, Jones $95,250.00 and Alderman has a $5,000 bond on the Failure to Register but no bond on the other charges.

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

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