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
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.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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