Memphis, TN - Members of the U.S.
Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force brought to justice an
alleged rapist/kidnapper yesterday afternoon.
Jerry Daniels stands accused of especially aggravated kidnapping and
aggravated rape. He has been a fugitive since the issuance of warrants for
these crimes on Christmas Eve, 2012. It is alleged that on 12/15/2012
Daniels struck his live in girlfriend in the face, took her hostage with a
gun, and held her captive for two days until she was able to get word to the
police by using her phone to call a relative and a friend. They contacted
the police on the night of 12/17/2012. During the time that the girlfriend
was held captive it is alleged she was raped.
Daniels was located in a house on the 3500 block of Willard. Daniels was
taken into custody without incident and transported to the Shelby County
Jail without incident.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a
multi-agency task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi
and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee Division of the GCRFTF has offices in
Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily comprised of Deputy
U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Madison County Sheriff’s
Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of
Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to
arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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