GA – A Savannah man wanted on charges of Armed Robbery and Armed
Kidnapping was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah
Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Savannah Chatham
Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Patrol units on October 17, 2012.
Andrea Octavianus White, 56, is wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s
Department in Ocala, Florida on warrants charging him with Armed Robbery and
Armed Kidnapping from an incident that happened in April of 2009 in Ocala,
Florida. A law enforcement source provided information to the Marshals Task
Force that placed White in the 2000 block of East 58th Street, in Savannah,
Georgia. Upon verifying this information, the Marshals Task Force along with
SCMPD Patrol Units descended on the house in the early morning hours of
October 17, 2012. Upon knocking and announcing their presence, White opened
the door and was arrested without incident. White was transported to the
Chatham County Jail to await extradition back to Florida.
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.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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