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For Immediate Release

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April 18, 2014 District of Vermont
John Curtis, Deputy U.S. Marshal (802) 951-6271
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrest Second Suspect in Armed Home Invasion

Burlington, VT - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) arrested a fugitive who was wanted for assault and robbery with a firearm resulting in injury, burglary, and unlawful mischief charges.

Jerome Stewart, 25, of St. Albans, Vermont was arrested on April 17, 2014 in Winooski, VT. Stewart was wanted by the Burlington Police Department for assault and robbery with a firearm resulting in Injury, burglary, and unlawful mischief charges and was wanted since February 2014. A warrant was issued for his arrest on February 28, 2014.

Stewart has a history of drug, assault, parole, and stolen property related violations in Chittenden County. These offenses include cocaine possession, assault, aggravated domestic assault, receiving stolen property, and parole violations.

The arrest was a result of a culmination of investigative efforts by the U.S. Marshals Service in the District of Vermont, the Vermont State Police, the Winooski Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

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

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