PA – United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S.
Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Oneil S. Thompson III in Georgia.
Thompson, 33-years old, was being sought by the Harrisburg Bureau of Police
- Criminal Conspiracy-Robbery
- Persons not to Possess a Firearm
- Discharging a Firearm within the City
It is alleged that, on June 13, 2012, Thompson
entered S&D’s Lounge, located at 621 Wiconisco Street in Harrisburg.
Further, it is alleged Thompson robbed the bar and its patrons of their
money, jewelry and cellular telephones. During the commission of the
robbery, it is alleged Thompson fired a weapon into the ceiling to gain the
attention of the bar employees and patrons.
Thompson was identified as the robbery suspect. On July 27, 2012,
Magisterial District Judge Barbara Pianka issued an arrest warrant against
On February 9, 2013, the Harrisburg Bureau of Police requested the
assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive Task Force in the Middle
District of Pennsylvania to locate and arrest Thompson. U.S. Marshals and
task force personnel developed information Thompson had fled to the DeKalb
County, Georgia area. U.S. Marshals based in Harrisburg coordinated their
investigation with the USMS Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF)
During the afternoon hours of March 5, members of the USMS SERFTF located
and arrested Thompson at a Walmart Supercenter in Dalton, Georgia. The
apprehension occurred without incident.
Thompson will await court proceedings in Georgia regarding his extradition
to Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service
places a high priority on fugitive cases like this one where violence
occurs. Getting Thompson into custody was essential to all the victims of
this late night robbery. The Fugitive Task Force worked hard to locate and
apprehend him in less than 30 days, and did so in a safe manner.”
U.S. Marshals were assisted by personnel from the Harrisburg Bureau of
Police. Additional assistance was provided by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s
Department in Georgia.
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