Harrisburg, PA – United States Marshal
Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Jason
Strite in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Strite was being sought for an attempted homicide that occurred on April 21,
2013 in Lower Swatara Township. It is alleged that Strite assaulted and
attempted to run over the victim with his vehicle. On April 21, an arrest
warrant was issued charging Strite with the following offenses:
- Criminal Attempt – Homicide
- Aggravated Assault
- Simple Assault
- Recklessly Endangering Another Person
- Theft By Unlawful Taking-Moveable
- Criminal Mischief – Damage Property
At the request of the Lower Swatara Township
Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in the
Middle District of Pennsylvania (M/PA) began investigating the whereabouts
of Strite. Information was developed by U.S. Marshals based in Harrisburg
which indicated Strite may still be in the area.
Earlier today, U.S. Marshals Service personnel located and arrested Strite
without incident in the 3600 block of Walnut Street.
Strite was also wanted by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole and
the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office on separate parole / probation
Strite, 37-years old, was lodged at the Dauphin County Prison to await
proceedings concerning his multiple open warrants.
United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “It is law enforcement’s top
priority to arrest violent offenders, especially those who have no regard
for human life”.
U.S. Marshals were assisted by personnel from the Lower Swatara Township
Police Department, the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office, and the
Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.
The concept of all USMS-led fugitive task forces is to seek out and arrest
the nation’s most dangerous offenders.
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