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For Immediate Release

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November 19, 2013 Mike Potter, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of North Carolina (336) 332-8704
U.S. Marshals Task Force Makes Multiple Arrests in Durham, NC

Durham, NC – Yesterday at 12:15 PM, David Cortez McMillan, a 21 year old, black male was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Durham Police Department. McMillan was wanted by the Durham Police Department for committing crimes against nature, first-degree sexual offense with a minor and taking indecent liberties with a minor. McMillan was taken into custody after a brief foot chase near the 1100 block of Fiske Street.

Markecio Lamont Barker, a 16 year old, black male was also arrested in Durham yesterday afternoon by members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Durham Police Department. On November 15, 2013, Durham Police Department issued a warrant for Barker for murder. Barker is alleged to be the second suspect in connection to the shooting death of Jevontez Deshawn Massey at Morning Glory Avenue and Belt Street earlier this month. Investigators confronted Barker at 2713 Rochelle Street and after a brief foot chase he was arrested. An associate of Barker’s, Eddie Tyrone Davis Jr., a 20 year old black male was also arrested at this time on unrelated firearm charges.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Probation and Parole Division and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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

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