GA – A Savannah man wanted for Armed Robbery by the Port Wentworth
Police Department was arrested by the United States Marshals Service,
Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on November 1,
Cleveland Dijon Flowers, 18, was wanted by the Port Wentworth, Georgia
Police Department for an Armed Robbery that happened on August 5, 2012. The
incident involved the theft of a laptop computer that the victim was trying
to sell and the suspect pulled a gun and robbed him of the laptop. Port
Wentworth Police enlisted the aid of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force
to locate and arrest Flowers. A two month investigation began that lead the
Task Force to an apartment in the Clover Village Apartments on White Bluff
Road in Savannah, GA. Task Force Officers went to the apartment early this
morning and found Flowers in the apartment. Flowers was arrested without
incident and taken to the Chatham County Jail to await a court appearance in
Port Wentworth, GA.
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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