Juan, PR – The U.S. Marshals Service led Puerto Rico Violent Offenders
Task Force arrested today a Puerto Rico Top Ten Most Wanted. Jose Delgado
Natal alias “Massacre” was arrested at the El Prado Housing Project, inside
one of the several locations he was allegedly using to elude capture by law
Upon entry to the apartment, Deputies immediately encountered the fugitive
and swiftly took him into custody. In the room, Deputies allegedly recovered
a loaded sawed off shot gun.
Jose Delgado Natal was placed on the districts Ten Most Wanted list in
January 2013, after the state filed charges and issued an arrest warrant for
him, for the alleged murder of a man that occurred in March 2012 in the
Nemesio R. Canales Housing Projects located in San Juan. While in fugitive
status, the state court also imposed a bond of $1,220,000.
"The U.S. Marshals Service is dedicated to investigate and capture violent
fugitives such as the fugitive captured today. The adversity faced daily by
each Deputy and Special Deputy U.S. Marshal nationwide is unparalleled, yet
their commitment is selfless. I congratulate our task force for their
outstanding efforts in apprehending him and bringing him to face his charges
in court," said Orlando Rivera, U.S. Marshal for the District of Puerto
The U.S. Marshals led Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force actively
searches for fugitives that have allegedly committed violent crimes.
Annually, investigations carried out by the U.S. Marshals result in the
apprehension of approximately 34,000 federal fugitives. More federal
fugitives are arrested by Marshals than all other federal agencies combined.
The objective of the task force is to seek out and arrest violent offenders.
Last year, U.S. Marshals led task forces arrested more than 27,000 state and
local fugitives on felony charges.
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