For Immediate Release
|March 21, 2014||
CDUSM Chris Atwater (336) 332-8700 or
SDUSM Mike Potter (336) 332-8704
Middle District of North Carolina
|Maryland Homicide Suspect Arrested in Winston-Salem, NC by U.S. Marshals|
Winston-Salem, NC – This morning at
11:00 AM, Rafael Rivera Quinones, a 34 year old, White Male, was arrested by
the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Winston-Salem
Police Department (WSPD). Quinones was wanted by the District Court of
Maryland for Prince George's County for Attempted First Degree Murder,
Attempted Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault
(two counts), and Destruction of Property stemming from a 2004 incident
where Quinones allegedly assaulted another individual with a broken bottle.
The warrant had been issued in May, 2004.
Quinones was transported to the Forsyth County Detention Center and held without bond pending an extradition hearing back to Maryland.
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, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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