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October 05, 2012 SDUSM Tommy Long, Southern District of Georgia
(912) 652-4577
Savannah Fugitive Captured

SERFTF LogoSavannah, GA – A Savannah man wanted for three charges of Sale of Cocaine was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on October 5, 2012.

Victor Holloway, 36, was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) on three separate warrants for sale of crack cocaine, dating back to January, February, and April of 2102. Holloway was the last person to be arrested as part of the SARGE (Savannah Area Regional Gun Enforcement) unit investigation of the SCMPD and ATF. 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 Holloway. The SARGE task force enlisted the aid of the Marshals Fugitive Task Force to help find Holloway. Numerous leads were worked by the fugitive task force and on October 5, 2012, Marshals task force officers saw Holloway walking in the 4600 block of Herty Drive in Savannah and arrested him without incident. Holloway was taken to the Chatham County Jail to await judicial proceedings.

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. In 2011, U.S. Marshals led task forces arrested more than 86,000 state and local fugitives, which cleared over 113,000 warrants.

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, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department, the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s 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.

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

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