Alexandria, VA – U.S. Marshal Robert
Mathieson announces the capture of Jorge Omar Alvarez-Turcios. Alvarez-Turcios
was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) in the federal Eastern
District of Virginia (E/VA) for a supervised release violation stemming from
underlying charges which include fraud.
Alvarez-Turcios was arrested in April 2004 and convicted of fraud and misuse
of visa. As a part of his sentence, this convicted felon was ordered to
serve a supervised release term of three years. The conditions of supervised
release required Alvarez-Turcios to cooperate fully with the Immigration and
Customs Enforcement deportation proceedings and directed this convicted
felon not to enter the U.S. without official permission.
On Feb. 6, 2006, the U.S. District Court for E/VA issued an arrest warrant
charging Alvarez-Turcios with supervised release violation. E/VA alleges
that this convicted felon has failed to follow the court-ordered conditions
of supervised release by illegally re-entering the U.S. Deputy U.S. Marshals
assigned to the USMS fugitive task force in Virginia began working to locate
Investigators worked relentlessly to track this fugitive through the various
aliases and birth dates he had provided to law enforcement. After seven
years of investigation, the USMS task force arrested Alvarez-Turcios
yesterday without incident in a Hyattsville, MD apartment complex.
The U.S. Marshals-led fugitive task force within E/VA is made possible by
the collaboration of the U.S. Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of
Investigation, U.S. Secret Service, Alexandria Police Department, Virginia
State Police, Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax County Sheriff's
Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Diplomatic Security
The U.S. Marshals Service arrested more than 36,000 federal fugitives,
86,700 state and local fugitives, and 11,800 sex offenders in fiscal year
2013. 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.
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