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For Immediate Release

Contact:
December 18, 2015 Northern District of Texas (214) 767-0836;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
'Affluenza' Teen Wanted by U.S. Marshals
 
**UPDATE: Ethan Couch was Apprehended in Mexico on December 29, 2015**
 

Ethan CouchWashington - The U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force is currently searching for fugitive Ethan Couch, 18, wanted for probation violation out of Tarrant County. Couch’s case made national news in 2013 when he was sentenced to 10 years probation for the vehicular manslaughter of four people. On December 11th, a warrant was issued for Couch’s arrest.

U.S. Marshals are working in conjunction with state, local, and federal agencies in the apprehension of Couch. A reward of up to five thousand dollars is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of Couch.

U.S. Marshals task forces combine the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to locate and arrest the most dangerous fugitives. In 2014, U.S. Marshals arrested more than 104,000 fugitives.

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

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