For Immediate Release
|March 15, 2013||
Deputy U.S. Marshal Garrett Hawk
Eastern District of Louisiana (504) 589-3131
|Gang Member Wanted for Murder Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force|
New Orleans, LA – U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana Genny May announced that Jorge Luis Juarez, 21, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (New Orleans Division) at a house in the 200 block of Iris Street, Jefferson, La., without incident last night.
Juarez was wanted by the Raleigh (N.C.) Police
Department, for a Homicide that occurred on October 31, 2012, at
approximately 1 AM. The incident occurred when the victim confronted a group
of individuals who were attempting to burglarize his vehicle. The victim,
Alfonso Rincon,42, chased one of the perpetrators away from the scene, at
which time the perpetrator identified as Jorge Juarez turned and fired a
.380 caliber semiautomatic pistol striking the victim. The victim later
succumbed from his injuries. The perpetrators of the crime were identified
as being part of a Latin gang named Sureno 13, which are affiliates of the
"Mexican Mafia". The co-perpetrators were identified and arrested and each
identified Juarez as the shooter.
Juarez is currently being held in the Jefferson
Parish Jail pending extradition to North Carolina.
In fiscal year 2012, the U.S. Marshals apprehended more than 36,200 federal fugitives, clearing approximately 39,400 felony warrants. Working with authorities at the federal, state, and local levels, U.S. Marshals-led fugitive task forces arrested more than 86,700 state and local fugitives, clearing 114,000 state and local felony warrants.
Additional information about the Gulf Coast
Regional Fugitive Task can be found at
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