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For Immediate Release

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November 05, 2012 SDUSM Mike Potter, Middle District of North Carolina (336) 332-8704
U.S. Marshals Corner Suspect in Drug Deal Gone Awry

Durham, NC – This morning at 10:00 AM, Fredrick Deshawn Tucker, 24 years old, was arrested at the Hoover Road Apartment Complex at 1126 Hoover Road Apt #35 by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF). Tucker was wanted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office for Felony Conspiracy Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. These charges stem from an incident that occurred on October 9, 2012 when Tucker, along with three other suspects, allegedly met up to buy marijuana from the victim. One of the suspects got out of their car and got into the back of the victim’s car. The victim was then shot in the back and the suspects stole the marijuana and fled. Tucker was later identified as the alleged driver of the suspect vehicle.

Rayshon Wade, a 29 year-old, Black Male was present at the Hoover Road Apartment Complex during Tucker’s arrest. Wade was found to have outstanding warrants for an unrelated incident. Wade was wanted by the Durham County Sheriff’s Office for Possession with Intent to Distribute Scheduled II Controlled Substance.

Both Tucker and Wade were taken to the Orange County Jail in Hillsborough.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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

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