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For Immediate Release

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March 08, 2013 Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Jon Gallagher (412) 355-3237
U.S. Marshals' Fugitive Task Force Captures 5 Fugitives

Pittsburgh, PA - This morning, members of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force apprehended five unrelated felony fugitives in various locations throughout Allegheny County. Task Force officers arrested Eugene Spence, age 22, at a residence in the 900 block of Woodward Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA. Spence was wanted pursuant to an Allegheny County bench warrant for underlying charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin. Task Force members breached the front door and arrested Spence after he attempted to escape out the back of the residence. Investigators recovered a brick of heroin subsequent to Spence’s arrest, resulting in additional charges.

Task Force members also arrested Bryant Boyd, age 22, at a residence in the 1600 block of Sandusky Court, Pittsburgh, PA for State Parole Violations. Boyd was on parole for Aggravated Assault, Firearms, Robbery and Drug offenses. Boyd attempted to avoid capture by jumping out a third floor window; however he was arrested soon after following a brief foot chase. Boyd was taken by ambulance to a Pittsburgh area hospital to be evaluated for possible injuries.

Also captured were Mark Krashna, age 29, of Pittsburgh, wanted by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for Robbery and Burglary charges; Stephen Watkins, age 18, of Homestead, PA, wanted pursuant to an Allegheny County bench warrant for Firearms offenses; and Dmar Muldrow, age 27, of Pittsburgh, wanted by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for Assault and also pursuant to an Allegheny County bench warrant for Drug offenses. Krashna was apprehended in the West End; Watkins was captured in Homestead and Muldrow was arrested on the North Side, all without incident.

U.S. Marshals were assisted by personnel from the Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriffs, and Westmoreland County Sheriffs. These agencies are participating members of the USMS W/PA Fugitive Task Force.

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

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