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For Immediate Release

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March 27, 2013 Nathan Lupica, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Southern District of Ohio (937) 467-1791
Lexington Homicide Suspect Arrested

Dayton, OH – The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Acting United States Marshal Patrick Sedoti announced today that Jeffery Jackson has been arrested. SOFAST arrested Jackson earlier this morning in a parking lot at 3200 N. Main Street in Dayton.

On March 26, 2013, the Lexington, KY Police Department and Fire Department responded to a residence on Scottsdale Circle in Lexington after a 911 call was placed about a possible assault. Police forced entry into the home and found Quantina Reed, 34, dead in the garage. Shortly afterwards Jeffery Jackson was identified as the homicide suspect and a warrant was immediately issued for his arrest.

On March 27, 2013, Lexington Detectives received information that Jackson was possibly on the west side of Dayton driving his grey Chrysler 300 with Kentucky plates. SOFAST members immediately started searching the area and identified the vehicle and suspect in a parking lot at 3200 N. Main Street in Dayton. After locating the vehicle, SOFAST members quickly moved in to apprehend Jackson without incident. Jackson is currently being held at the Montgomery County Jail where he will await extradition.

Dayton SOFAST is comprised of members from the United States Marshals Service, Dayton Police Department, Springfield Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Miami County Sheriff’s Office, Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, Wright State University Police, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Trotwood Police Department, Greeneville Police Department, Grandview Hospital Police Department, and the Springboro Police Department.

U.S. Marshals are the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and captures more fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined.

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

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