Memphis, TN - Alleged murder suspect
Vintonii Chase was arrested last night by the U.S. Marshals Regional
Fugitive Task Force working in conjunction with homicide detectives from the
Memphis Police Department.
Chase, also known as “Bam”, is accused of killing Bruce “Lil Bruce” Whitmore
on April 15. The killing is reported to be an argument over music being
played. Authorities have been searching for Chase ever since a warrant was
issued for his arrest on 4-17-14.
Last night at approximately 9:00pm, Chase was located in an apartment in the
8400 block of Ridgeway. He was taken into custody without incident. At the
time of this release he remains in custody at the Shelby County Jail.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force 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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