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For Immediate Release

Contact:
May 16, 2014 CDUSM Chris Atwater (336) 332-8700 or
SDUSM Mike Potter (336) 332-8704,
Middle District of North Carolina
Habitual Felon Arrested in High Point, North Carolina by U.S. Marshals

High Point, NC – On the morning of May 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Gary Lamont Williams, a 31 year old, Black Male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the High Point Police Department. An arrest warrant was issued for Williams when he failed to appear in court for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. Williams also had outstanding indictments for Habitual Felon, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Heroin, and Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Heroin.

Members of the JFTF received information leading to the address of 2201 Gable Way. Task Force members approached the residence and interviewed the occupants. During the interview, JFTF were allowed entry into the home where investigators heard noises coming from the attic. A High Point Police Department K9 unit responded to the scene and was preparing to be deployed into the attic when Williams surrendered to the officers. Diasia Anita Haynes, 23, was also arrested at the scene on an outstanding Order for Arrest for failing to appear in Guilford County on a misdemeanor drug charge.

Williams and Haynes were transported to the High Point Detention Center. Williams received a $500,000 bond and Haynes received a $1,000 bond.

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, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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

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