Anchorage, AK – Under Operation Pickup, the U.S. Marshals Service in
Alaska assisted the Alaska State Troopers in locating fugitive Susan C.
Moore who fled Girdwood in August 2012 with 4 children. Moore was wanted by
the Alaska State Troopers for Custodial Interference (in Anchorage case
number 3AN-12-2618CR) and the 4 children have been reported as missing.
Information was developed by law enforcement that Moore may be armed and
On Thursday, March 14, 2013, the Alaska USMS requested assistance from the
USMS-Colorado Violent Offender Task Force in Denver, Summit County Sheriff’s
Office and Breckenridge Police Department which ultimately led to Moore’s
arrest in Breckenridge, Colorado today. The 4 missing children were safely
recovered and placed into the custody of Summit County Children’s Services
in Colorado pending being reunited with their father.
The USMS investigation revealed that Moore and the children traveled from
Alaska to Texas and Iowa prior to her arrest in Breckenridge, Colorado.
On Monday, March 18, 2013, Moore will appear before the court in Colorado
pending her extradition based off the Alaska warrant. Moore is currently
incarcerated at Summit County Sheriff’s Office in Breckenridge, Colorado.
The U.S. Marshals in Alaska and Alaska State Troopers would like to thank
the following agencies for their quick response which lead to Moore’s arrest
and the safe recovery of the 4 missing children: USMS- Denver, Colorado, to
include the Colorado Violent Offender Task Force, Summit County Sheriff’s
Office, Breckenridge Police Department and National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Operation Pickup is a collaborative program involving the National Center
for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), U.S. Marshals Service and
state/local law enforcement that targets fugitives who are believed to be in
the company of a missing child.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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