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February 07, 2014 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal - Memphis, TN (901) 573-8177
Memphis Fugitive Arrested in Jacksonville, Florida

Memphis, TN - Unterio Anderson was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida. He fled the Memphis area but was unable to elude U.S. Marshal Task Forces.

Warrants were issued for Anderson on 1-1-14 by the Memphis Police Department for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Especially Aggravated Kidnapping and Especially Aggravated Robbery. The case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force on 1-2-14.

On 2-7-14 investigators determined that the fugitive was hiding in a Motel in Jacksonville, Florida. The U.S. Marshals South East Regional Fugitive Task Force and Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force were contacted and they located the fugitive in his motel room. When he refused to open his door, his window was broken in so entry could be made. He was then taken into custody.

At the time of this press release Anderson is in Jacksonville Florida County Jail awaiting extradition.

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) 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.

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

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