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For Immediate Release

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February 28, 2013 Deputy U.S. Marshal Garrett Hawk
Eastern District of Louisiana (504) 589-3131
Attempted Murder Suspect from Maryland Captured after 10 Years on the Run

New Orleans, LA – Eastern District of Louisiana United States Marshal Genny May announced that Milan Lord, 51, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Houma Police Department without incident on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Lord was arrested in the 2200 block of Mary Hughes Court, Houma, La.

Lord was wanted by the Maryland State Police for numerous charges, occurring in 2003, including: attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and possession of a deadly weapon with intent to injure. The charges stem from an incident where a man was stabbed and severely wounded. Lord is currently being held in the Terrebonne Parish Prison, awaiting extradition to Maryland.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency team comprised of law enforcement officers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the New Orleans Police Department, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Kenner Police Department, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Louisiana State Police, the Slidell Police Department, the Louisiana Office of Probation and Parole, and the U.S. Border Patrol. The task force’s primary focus is to target, locate, and apprehend violent felon fugitives and sex offenders across the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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

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