Norfolk, VA – United States Marshal
Robert W. Mathieson announces the capture of Miguel Santos Flores. Flores
was wanted by the Norfolk Police Department for multiple sex crimes against
Miguel Santos Flores was arrested this morning by the US Marshals Task Force
members in Wantagh, NY based on a lead sent by US Marshals Task Force
members in Norfolk, VA. The warrant was issued in October of 2005 and Flores
has been on the run since then. Flores was arrested without incident.
The U.S. Marshals led task force consists of law enforcement officers from
the U.S. Marshals, Chesapeake Sheriff’s Department, Newport News Police
Department, Portsmouth Police Department and Norfolk Police Department. The
main objective of the task force is to seek out and arrest violent offenders
with outstanding federal and state warrants.
The U.S. Marshals Service, America’s oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency,
arrested more than 36,300 federal fugitives and 86,700 state and local
fugitives in fiscal year 2012. Our investigative network and capabilities
allow for the unique ability to track and apprehend any fugitive who
attempts to evade police capture, anywhere in the country.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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