Memphis, TN - A warrant for the arrest of Gary
Williams had been on the books since 11-15-99. Thanks to the efforts of the
U.S. Marshals Gulf Force Regional Fugitive Task Force, that warrant has been
For several months task force members had been looking for Williams, who had
warrants for Possession with intent to distribute Crack Cocaine and
Resisting Official Detention. Even though the trail was long cold,
investigators were able to develop several leads. Eventually the fugitive’s
location was narrowed down to the 5600 block of Sycamore Ridge.
On 1-3-14 Task Force members went to the fugitive’s house and located him
there. He was taken into custody without further incident.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency
task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Western Tennessee Division of the GCRFTF has offices in Memphis and
Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals,
Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Madison County
Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of
Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to
arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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