Savannah, GA – A Savannah man wanted for
Murder by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department was arrested
in Ocala, Florida by the United States Marshals Service Florida Regional
Fugitive Task Force on May 1, 2013.
Germaine Remond Grant, 23, was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan
Police Department on a charge of murder for an incident that happen on March
20, 2013, in the 1100 block of East 55th Street in Savannah, Georgia. The
victim was a man by the name of Achmed Williams. Grant is also wanted by the
Chatham County Sheriff’s Department for felony probation violation.
The case was referred to the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend Grant. An
extensive investigation was conducted by the Marshals Task Force and
information was generated that Grant had fled Savannah and was possibly in
the Wildwood, Florida area. This information was forwarded to the Ocala,
Florida office of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force on May 1, 2013.
The Florida Task Force conducted an investigation and located Grant. Grant
was arrested without incident and taken to the Sumter County Jail to await
extradition proceedings back to Georgia.
Annually, investigations carried out by the U.S. Marshals result in the
apprehension of over 36, 000 federal fugitives. More federal fugitives are
arrested by the Marshals Service than all other federal agencies combined.
In 2011, U.S. Marshals led task forces arrested more than 86,000 state and
local fugitives, which cleared over 113,000 warrants.
The Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force has three offices:
Atlanta, Macon, and Savannah. The task force covers the whole state of
Georgia. The Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force
is a team comprised of investigators from the Georgia Department of
Corrections, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, the Savannah Chatham
Metropolitan Police Department, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles,
the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department, the Liberty County Sheriff’s
Department, the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department, the Beaufort County
Sheriff’s Department, and the United States Marshals Service. The task force
objective is to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with violent crimes,
drug crimes, sex offenders, and other felonies.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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