For Immediate Release
|September 23, 2012||
SDUSM Tommy Long, Southern District of Georgia
|Savannah Fugitive Captured|
GA – A Savannah man wanted on charges for Sale of Cocaine, Possession of
Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a
Convicted Felon was arrested by the United States Marshals Service Savannah
Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, members of the SCMPD/ATF
“SARGE” task force and SCMPD Patrol Units on September 23, 2012.
The Savannah Area Regional Gun Enforcement
Task Force is a unit comprised of SCMPD detectives and ATF agents tasked
with investigating gun crimes. As a result of the investigation conducted by
“SARGE”, the above warrants were taken out on Smith. The SARGE task force
enlisted the aid of the Marshals Fugitive Task Force to help find Smith. On
September 21, 2012, the task forces received information that Smith was
possibly at 105 Cornwall Street, in west Savannah, Georgia. In the early
morning hours of Sunday, September 23, 2012, the Marshals Fugitive Task
Force, SARGE Task Force members and SCMPD Patrol units went to the Cornwall
Street address and arrested Smith without incident. Smith was taken to the
Chatham County Jail to await judicial proceedings.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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