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  September 18, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service is proud to announce the results of Operation Orange Crush.  Operation Orange Crush concluded on September 12, 2008, and resulted in the arrest of nearly 2,500 dangerous fugitives in the State of Florida. Among those arrested were 255 sex offenders, 55 documented gang members, and 113 homicide suspects.
 
  September 12, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force would like to announce the arrest of Dwayne Cox.  Investigators located Cox at the apartment of a friend in Niles, Ohio.  He was arrested with the assistance of the Niles Police Department and the Trumbull/Ashtabula Law Enforcement Group.  Cox was wanted on a total of 17 warrants in 10 separate jurisdictions charging him with Passing Bad Checks.
 
  September 11, 2008 - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force would like to announce the capture of Alton S. Bazemore on September 9, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Bazemore had been sought by the task force since late summer 2007 for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Lucas County, Ohio. On September 10, 2008 the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, once again with the assistance of the Detroit, Michigan United States Marshals office, apprehended Jose Hernandez. Hernandez was also wanted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender since July 2007.
 
  September 11, 2008 - A major fugitive wanted by the Savannah Chatham Counter Narcotics Team was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on September 11, 2008.  Aubrey Rodriguez Williams, 32, was being sought on a warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Conspiracy to Violate the Georgia Controlled Substances Act, Trafficking in Cocaine, and Possession of Marijuana.
 
  David Lee Green (Captured)September 10, 2008 - A perfect trifecta resulted in the arrest of U.S. Marshals “15 Most Wanted” fugitive David Lee Green yesterday at a medical facility in Titusville, FL. Diligence and hard work by the U.S. Marshals from the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force in Orlando and U.S. Marshals in the Northern District of Ohio combined with a tip from a citizen resulted in Green’s capture after being on the run since 2000.  Green was wanted for his June 19, 2000, escape from the Federal Correctional Institution in Elkton, Ohio, where he was serving a 235-month sentence for cocaine distribution.
 
  September 09, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals led-Child Predator Apprehension Team (CPAT) apprehended fugitive sex offender Brent Baker, 33, in Phoenix, AZ. In 1997 Baker was convicted in Maricopa County Superior Court for two counts of Molestation of a Minor and served almost eight years in the custody of the Arizona Department of Corrections. In April of this year Baker absconded from probation, at which time a warrant was issued for his arrest. Baker, a level III sex offender, also failed to update his sex offender registration.
 
  September 09, 2008 - A missing girl from Denham Springs was recovered by the U.S. Marshals Service this afternoon at a Tulsa, Oklahoma apartment complex. Jennifer O. Winter, 39, of Denham Springs was arrested by U.S. Marshals at the Windsail Apartments on a warrant issued by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office for non-custodial kidnapping.
 
  September 05, 2008 - Johnnie Elvin McKelvey was taken into custody without incident yesterday in Jacksonville, FL. McKelvey, 45, is alleged to have failed to appear to begin service of a federal prison sentence in January 2004. McKelvey was convicted on a federal charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm in late 2003 and ordered to serve 180 months. He had been on the run for over four years. McKelvey’s long time girlfriend, Paula Glenn, was also arrested yesterday in Monck’s Corner. Glenn, 43, was charged in federal court with Concealing a Person from Arrest.
 
  September 04, 2008 - Harendra Kumar Patel was arrested on Wednesday September 3, 2008 by the U.S. Marshals. Deputy Marshals advise Patel has been a fugitive from the Crown Court of Leicester, England after allegedly being charged with Fraudulent Evasion of the Duty Payable on Goods over One Million Dollars. South Carolina Marshals arrested Patel at the Blue Bay Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC.
 
  September 02, 2008 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Alfred William Cash. Cash was wanted by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office in Muncie, Indiana for failure to register as a sex offender. Cash, now age 50, was convicted at the age of 32 for rape of a 12 year old girl in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and has a lifetime registration obligation.
 
  August 29, 2008 - Deputy Marshals from South Dakota, Yankton County Sheriff’s Deputies and Yankton Police Department arrested an Arkansas man in Yankton after a manhunt that began in February 2008, shortly after subject faked his own drowning.  Matthew Alan Sheppard, 42, of Searcy, AK, was arrested on a warrant out of Arkansas for felony Fraud and Embezzlement, after receiving a tip from the U. S. Marshals Service Eastern Arkansas Fugitive Task Force that Sheppard may be hiding in the area.
 
  August 29, 2008 - Fugitive Victor Sotelo, one of eight prisoners who escaped from the Curry County Adult Detention Center Sunday night, is back in custody. Sotelo was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Southwest Investigative Fugitive Task Force late last night at an apartment in the 1200 block of Ortiz Street in Southeast Albuquerque.
 
  August 29, 2008 - In 1972, Tamiko Smith plead to a two-year maximum incarceration in Detroit’s 36th District Court for a Non-Sufficient Funds charge. She began serving her sentence in the Detroit House of Corrections located in Plymouth Mich. Less than four months into her sentence, Smith was placed on escape status with the Michigan Department of Corrections and remained an escapee for the next 36 years until she was captured this past week by U.S. Marshals.
 
  August 28, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended a man wanted in New York City for allegedly raping and sodomizing his 11 and 5 year old daughters in 2005. About an hour earlier, the Task Force apprehended Bryan Wadsworth at a convenient store in Pensacola. The 23 year old Jacksonville, FL man is a suspect in an armed robbery where he and another suspect, his uncle Timothy Crosby, allegedly robbed an 84 year old man while visiting the gravesite of his deceased wife.
 
  August 27, 2008 - Lone Star Fugitive Task Force members were busy on Wednesday as they first arrested a man in Medina County that was a Comal County 10 Most Wanted and then later arrested a man in San Antonio that was wanted by U.S. Marshals in Laredo.
 
  August 25, 2008 - Eight inmates, including a convicted murderer and another man charged with murder, escaped from the Curry County Jail in Clovis, New Mexico by cutting a hole in the roof. One of the men has been captured by Clovis Police, but the other seven remain at large. One of the missing inmates is Edward Salas, who was recently convicted in the murder of a 10-year-old boy.
 
  Elliott Stamps - CapturedAugust 25, 2008 - Capture of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - U.S. Marshals from the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force captured “15 Most Wanted” fugitive Elliott Evan Stamps in Chicago. Stamps, 38, became the focus of a nationwide manhunt in June by the U.S. Marshals, which added him to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted” fugitive list. Acquaintances describe Stamps as a “cracked-out maniac,” and he was wanted on kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated assault charges by Mississippi authorities.
 
  August 25, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) received a request on August 11th from the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office to assist in locating and apprehending Jeffrey Michael Mitchell, also known as – “Draven”. Mitchell was wanted for sexually assaulting a four year old girl in Jacksonville, Florida in May 2008. Mitchell was found at this residence and taken into custody without incident.
 
  August 22, 2008 - Barbara Glenn also known as Barbara Corley of Piedmont, SC was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force, Operation Intercept. Task Force Officers advise Corley has been a fugitive for thirty-five (35) years after allegedly escaping from the Detroit House of Corrections in Plymouth, Michigan. South Carolina Marshals arrested Corley at a residence on Reserve Drive in Piedmont, SC.
 
  August 22, 2008 - Jerry Thomas Tomlin Jr., who was wanted by the Newport News, Virginia Police Department on 25 counts of felony forcible sodomy, 26 counts of felony indecent liberties and 1 count of attempted felony sodomy with a minor, was captured this morning at a residence in Lynchburg, Virginia.
 
  August 22, 2008 - On August 21, 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service - Eastern District of Louisiana (E/LA) Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested David Wedge in New Orleans, Louisiana. St. Charles Parish investigators allege that Wedge, 28, kidnapped, raped, and beat a woman earlier this month. Wedge had additional warrants for battery by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
 
  David Lee GreenAugust 21, 2008 - Addition of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - David Lee Green reputedly used a stun gun on his children and an iron fist with his narcotics distribution ring. Today, this violent drug kingpin and escaped federal prisoner scored a spot on the United States Marshals famed “15 Most Wanted" fugitives list.  “Daddy Dave” Green is wanted for his June 19, 2000, escape from the Federal Correctional Institution in Elkton, Ohio, where he was serving a 235-month sentence for cocaine distribution.
 
  Luc Pierre-Charles Jr.August 21, 2008 - Addition of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - In July 2006, the bodies of two high school lacrosse players were found lying side-by-side, facedown, murdered execution style, miles from their suburban homes near Orlando. The brutal double slaying was among the state’s highest profile homicide case of 2006, and one of several gang-related shootings that had swept through central Florida. Today, 20-year-old Luc Pierre-Charles Jr., a suspect sought in connection with the student slayings, was added to the United States Marshals’ famed "15 Most Wanted" fugitives list.
 
  August 20, 2008 - Shawn Scott Lockamy, a 25 year old white male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF).  A Clackamas County warrant was issued for Lockamy on July 3, 2008, for a parole violation. Lockamy was originally convicted on March 1, 2001 for Sex Abuse II. In 2006, Lockamy was designated as a “Predatory Sex Offender” by Clackamas County Community Corrections.
 
  August 20, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Devon Sharif Doyle, 19 was being sought on a warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Murder and Aggravated Assault from an incident that happened on August 17, 2008.
 
  August 19, 2008 - The Northwest Arkansas Sex Offender and Violent Crime Task Force announce the arrest of Daniel L. Post, 34, who was wanted on Federal drug charges in the Western District of Missouri. The diligent efforts of the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections lead to the arrest of Post, a known drug distributor in the Northwest Arkansas area. This arrest marks almost 400 fugitive arrests for the Northwest Arkansas Sex Offender and Violent Crime Task Force, a Task Force funded by Federal grant monies.
 
  August 18, 2008 - Deputy Marshals from South Dakota, Northern Iowa and Eastern Texas, along with Minnehaha County and Lincoln County sheriffs’ deputies from the Sioux Falls Area Violent Offenders Task Force, arrested a Texas man in Tea, SD after an intensive manhunt. Preston Dwayne Hightower, 38 of Sherman, TX was arrested on a U S Marshals warrant out of Eastern Texas for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution and immediately turned over to the state warrant out of Sherman TX for absconding from a 60-year sentence on three counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.
 
  August 18, 2008 - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force started the week off on a positive note with the apprehension of last week’s Fugitive Of The Week, Eric Williams. Williams has been on the run and eluding the authorities for the past few weeks. Williams was wanted by the Lake County Sheriff’s office on 3 counts of rape, gross sexual imposition, and kidnapping.
 
  August 15, 2008 - On August 14, 2008, The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force located Eliezer Caraballo in Orange County Jail in Orlando, FL after an anonymous tipster advised that he was in jail under an alias. Caraballo was the subject of a 4-state man hunt which began January 2008 when he fled Lorain, Ohio via Greyhound en route to the south. Caraballo was featured on America’s Most Wanted internet page where tips led investigators to Orlando, FL.
 
  August 14, 2008 - On 07/25/08, Preston Dewayne Hightower fled the Grayson County Justice Center after being found guilty by a jury on three counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. After nearly three weeks on the run, Preston Hightower was arrested in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at a roofing job site by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Sioux Falls Area Joint Fugitive Task Force.
 
  August 13, 2008 - On August 12, 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service E/LA Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Marko Tavizon in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dallas County investigators allege that Tavizon, 34, sexually assaulted a seven year old female child in June of this year. Due to the age of the victim, Tavizon was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Juvenile.
 
  August 12, 2008 - Cornelius Craig Robinson, 48, who failed to appear for sentencing for his involvement as the leader and organizer of an Austin area mortgage fraud scheme, was arrested this afternoon in rural Caldwell County a few miles west of Lockhart, TX. Robinson was arrested this afternoon without incident by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.
 
  August 11, 2008 -  The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrests of 31 year old William Thomas Jacobsen and 57 year old Marilyn McQueen Wesson. Jacobsen was wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Child.
 
  August 07, 2008 - Capture of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - U.S. Marshals coordinated the apprehension and capture of a “15 Most Wanted” fugitive in Mexico. Geovany Rivera, facing a murder charge in Texas, was detained by Mexican authorities when a joint, international law enforcement effort located him in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Mexican authorities deported Rivera and he was handed over to U.S. Marshals in Laredo, Texas. Now that he is back on American soil, Rivera will face the charges he was trying to outrun: murder, two counts of sexual assault and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
 
  August 06, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) captured Albert Dewayne Nichols, August 5th, who has been on the run since December 2007. He is wanted by Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office (Punta Gorda, FL) for charges of Lewd & Lascivious Molestation on a Person Less Than 16 Year of Age and 3 counts of Sexual Battery on a victim less than 12 years.
 
  August 06, 2008 - Remarks by U.S. Marshals Director John F. Clark at the International Crime Stoppers Conference - Thank you. I appreciate all that Crime Stoppers is doing. We share a common goal of stopping criminal activity by finding and arresting those who are responsible for it. I read recently from a Bureau of Justice Statistics report that U.S. residents age 12 and older experienced an estimated 25 million violent and property crimes in 2006. Together, we have some work to do and things don’t seem to be getting better.
 
  August 05, 2008 - U.S. Marshals returned a Mexican citizen back to Mexico where he was wanted for shooting and killing a Nogales, Sonora, Mexico Police commander and wounding a fellow officer in 2006. The U.S. Marshals WANTED Task Force Mexico Investigative Liaison in Tucson was contacted by the Sonora State Investigative Police (PEI) to determine if Jose Domingo Felix-Cervantes, 35 years of age, had fled to the U.S. after the June 2006 shootings in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
 
  August 02, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrest of Federal Escapee Jose Guerra. Guerra was arrested by Customs and Border Protection Officers at the Laredo Port of Entry as he attempted to come back in to Texas from Mexico. Border officials had been on alert for Guerra after it was learned he had fled to Mexico and U.S. Marshals had obtained a warrant for his arrest.
 
  August 01, 2008 - Remarks by U.S Marshals Director John F. Clark at the SMART National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability - Thank you. It is nice to be back, addressing a group of people who share a common cause: the accountability of sex offenders. I thought I would begin by sharing a few good news / bad news items from a recent Bureau of Justice Statistics bulletin.
 
  July 30, 2008 - Peter J. Elliott, United States Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of fugitive Brandon Weaver. The details of the investigation and arrest are below. On July 28th, 2008 the Liberty County (Georgia) Sheriff’s Office filed warrants for Weaver charging him with two counts of Aggravated Sodomy (Rape) involving 14 year old and 17 year old victims.
 
  July 30, 2008 - On July 29, 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service E/LA Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) arrested Edward Veal, in Gretna, Louisiana. Veal was listed as #1 on the (JPSO) Top 100 most wanted fugitives list, for charges of First Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree Murder. On July 29, 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Texas (N/TX) promptly acted on information provided by the U.S. Marshals Service (CSFTF) and arrested Garcia-Viera, Rene, with assistance from the Brownwood Police Department, Brownwood, Texas. Garcia-Viera was listed as #7 on the (JPSO) Top 100 most wanted fugitives list, for a charge of Attempted Murder.
 
  July 30, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department (SCMPD) has been captured by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, SCMPD Trap Unit and SCMPD K-9. SCMPD referred the case to the Marshals Fugitive Task Force to locate and arrest. The Marshals Task force conducted an extensive investigation. Christopher King, 23, was being sought on a warrant issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Murder.
 
  July 30, 2008 - Addition of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - Accused of murdering a clerk at a Texas game store, Geovany Rivera has become one of the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitives. Rivera’s addition to the list reflects how horrific law enforcement officials consider the crime. Only the worst type of alleged criminals makes it on the list.
 
  July 30, 2008 - The Arizona Warrant Apprehension Network and Targeted Enforcement Detail (Arizona WANTED) apprehended career criminal and documented gang member Ashone Hollinquest, 22, in Chandler, AZ.  On July 02, 2008 Hollinquest and Marnicus Lockhard, 29, were identified by the Pasco Police Department in Pasco, Washington as “persons of interest” in the disappearance of Tiarra Jo Garcia, 19, which occurred on June 23, 2008. In addition to being “persons of interest” in the disappearance case, Hollinquest was also wanted by Washington authorities on a felony charge of Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Lockhard was wanted for felony narcotic and weapons violations.
 
  July 28, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended Willie Davis n Cleveland, OH. Davis was wanted by the Cleveland Police Department for multiple charges of Rape of a minor. Davis has as extensive criminal history which includes offenses for breaking and entering, aggravated burglary and domestic violence. A short while later, a call was received by members of the Task Force from Dwayne Gedson. Gedson, another recent Fugitive of the Week candidate was calling to arrange a meeting place to turn himself in.
 
  July 17, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 22 -June 28. Led by the U.S. Marshal Service, Operation FALCON is a nationwide law enforcement effort.
 
  July 16, 2008 - Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Marshals Service, assisted by federal, state and local law enforcement, arrested 19,380 fugitives and cleared 25,087 warrants as part of Operation FALCON 2008 (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally), Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey, and U.S. Marshals Service Director John F. Clark announced today. Ranging from coast to coast, Operation FALCON 2008 brought together the talents and resources of 30 federal agencies, 162 state agencies and 1,425 local sheriffs’ and police departments, to again make the program a huge success.
 
  July 16, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 8 – 14. Led by the U.S. Marshal Service, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 183 arrests within the Omaha and Lincoln areas.
 
  July 16, 2008 - Deputy United States Marshals from the Western District of North Carolina and the United States Marshals sponsored Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force combined their efforts to capture Cleveland County escapee Chavis Leon Hargro. Hargro, 28, was indicted on June 4, 2008 in the Western District of North Carolina for his alleged involvement in a cocaine conspiracy.
 
  July 16, 2008 - The communities of the 40 counties located within the Northern District of Ohio are a much safer place this week as local, state and federal law enforcement joined forces for a week long fugitive apprehension effort spanning from June 23 through June 30. FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, soared into the greater Cleveland area during that week and resulted in over 395 fugitives physically arrested and the clearing of a record best 423 outstanding warrants. As a district, Northern Ohio ranked third out of ninety-four districts nationally.
 
  July 15, 2008 - James M. Wahlrab, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio (S/OH), announced the capture of fugitive Josh Dale Pointer (age 19) by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). Pointer escaped from the Hart County Jail in Hartwell, Georgia on July 13, 2008 while facing prosecution for numerous burglaries. Pointer was temporarily being held at the Hart County Jail while serving a 20 year sentence at the Washington State Prison in Davisboro, Georgia for multiple burglary and motor vehicle theft charges from three different counties in Georgia.
 
  July 15, 2008 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - A suspect wanted in one of the most merciless, senseless murders in this city’s history has been captured in his native Mexico. U.S. Marshals today announced the arrest of “Top 15 Most Wanted Fugitive” Miguel Mateos-Martinez near Ensenada, Mexico last Sunday evening.
 
  July 15, 2008 - On July 14, 2008, fugitive Lloyd Munson was apprehended by the Harris County Sheriffs Office, the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force (GCVOTF) and the Houston Police Department, at an apartment complex in Houston, Texas. Munson fled the New Orleans Metro area after his alleged involvement in the aggravated kidnapping and murder of Terrence Pinkley. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s investigators allege that on March 01, 2008, Munson kidnapped Terrence Pinkley and attempted to negotiate with an associate of Pinkley, for the exchange of drugs and money to secure his freedom. When Pinkley’s associate contacted the authorities and informed them of the plot, Munson allegedly shot and killed Pinkley.
 
  July 15, 2008 - U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Task Force (RFTF) members arrested Jose Ramirez in Hollywood, Florida. On March 4, 2004, a warrant was issued for Jose Luis Ramirez by Shelby County after Ramirez was charged with First Degree Murder in the shooting death of Hector Leon. The Mid-South Fugitive Task Force (MSFTF) began in August 2005 and adopted this case shortly thereafter.
 
  July 14, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended Aaron Sherrod in the Atlanta suburb of Rex, GA, where he was hiding from Ohio law enforcement. Sherrod was wanted by the Youngstown Police Department for his involvement in the November 18, 2007, shooting death of James Dow on Youngstown’s north side.
 
  July 14, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended Terry Davy on Mt. Auburn Avenue in Cleveland, OH. Davy was wanted for escape from the Harbor Light half-way house by the State of Ohio and also for violation of his federal supervised release. Davy was serving time for convictions of felonious assault, weapons charges and drug charges.
 
  July 14, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a Niceville man wanted for 1st Degree Murder who is suspected of stabbing and killing his wife several days ago in a town outside of Tulsa, OK. According to reports from the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office on July 12, 2008, Mark Paul Bixler allegedly stabbed his wife Michelle Bixler two times; once in the chest and once in the head before fleeing. Bixler was taken into custody by the Task Force after they found him trying to hide in a bedroom.
 
  July 11, 2008 - U.S. Marshals Service announces the arrest of Wilfred Vangure, 2nd Degree Murder Suspect, in Houston, TX. Wilfred Vangure allegedly shot and killed 19 year old Paxton Simon in Lafayette, LA. The Lafayette Police Department quickly identified the shooter and began the search for 22 year old Wilfred Vangure.   The Lafayette Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in locating and arresting Vangure.
 
  July 10, 2008 - Peter J. Elliott, United States Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, and Police Chief Michael T. Matulavich, Akron Police Department, announce the arrest of America’s Most Wanted (AMW) Fugitive Thomas Lollis. Lollis was arrested by the United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF), with assistance from the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff’s Department in Houston, TX. Lollis is charged with the shooting death of a 29 year old black male that occurred in Akron, OH on the 5th of July, 2007.
 
  July 10, 2008 - Santos F. Garcia, 22 of Fort Worth was arrested this morning by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Leander, TX without incident after Garcia was identified as the alleged shooter in a homicide occurring last week in Fort Worth resulting in the death of a 17-year old male.
 
  July 10, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Statesboro Police Department on July 9, 2008 in Statesboro, GA.  Akeem Saad Johnson, 24, was being sought on a warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Robbery by Force in an incident that occurred on December 21, 2007.
 
  July 08, 2008 - On Monday, July 7, 2008, Strike Team Officers from the Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST), arrested Demond Stuard in Dallas, Texas. Three hours later, officers arrested Anton Wallace at the same address. Demond Stuard and Anton Wallace are suspects in an attempted robbery, car-jacking, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon that occurred May 16, 2008, when Stuard and Wallace approached a female in her vehicle in the parking lot of the North Park Mall shopping center in Dallas.
 
  July 08, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 22-June28. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 700 fugitives, 12 for homicide in Eastern New York.
 
  July 07, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 15-21. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with other federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 118 fugitives, including one homicide suspect, eight sex offenders, and cleared 253 warrants in M/NC.
 
  July 07, 2008 - The 23 counties that make up the Middle District of Alabama are much safer this week as local state and federal law enforcement joined forces for a week-long fugitive apprehension effort June 16 and by the time the week was over, 198 fugitives had been arrested and 237 warrants cleared.
 
  July 07, 2008 - Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies collaborated on “Operation FALCON,” a one-week fugitive round-up June 22 – 27. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON netted 312 fugitives wanted on 346 warrants throughout Arizona. In addition to arresting these fugitives, 10 firearms were taken off the streets.
 
  July 07, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service, assisted by nearly 100 law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local level, arrested 112 fugitives and cleared 116 warrants in Minnesota as part of a nationwide operation known as FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally). The campaign resulted in 29 arrests of assault suspects; 14 burglary/larceny suspects; 19 narcotics suspects; and seven robbery suspects.
 
  July 03, 2008 - Danny Lee Warren, Jr., 31 of North Henderson, Illinois was arrested by the Bettendorf Police Department, Mercer County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office and the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task yesterday morning in Bettendorf, Iowa without incident.  Warren is the second Williamson County fugitive charged with sex offenses against a minor arrested in the past 90 days outside of Texas based upon outstanding charges stemming from the mid 1990’s.
 
  July 03, 2008 - Keith Lee Burns, a violent sexual offender from Montgomery County, Virginia was arrested Wednesday evening by members of the U.S. Marshals, Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST) in San Francisco. Burns was wanted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by the Virginia State Police.
 
  July 02, 2008 - The Rio Grande Valley is much safer this week as Operation FALCON 2008 (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) soared over its counties from June 23 – June 29. Operation FALCON is the largest U.S. Marshals Service-led fugitive apprehension initiative. It combines the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies all working for a common goal, making our community safer. The emphasis of Operation FALCON is violent fugitives, gang related crimes, crimes against children and sex offenses.
 
  July 02, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 22 – 28. Led by the U.S. Marshal, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 380 arrests, including 26 sex offenders, and cleared 688 warrants within the Eastern District of Tennessee.
 
  July 02, 2008 - Washington, D.C. - Fugitive Samuel Israel III, 49, turned himself in to local authorities in Southwick, Mass. “The U.S. Marshals are extremely pleased with this surrender,” said U.S. Marshals Service Director John F. Clark. “When he turned himself in, it was due to the massive pressure placed on Israel by diligent investigators in the Marshals Service and by our partners nationwide.” U.S. Marshal Joseph Guccione, Southern District of New York, additionally praised the efforts of federal, state and local authorities and members of the public who helped with the fugitive pursuit. Federal investigators first learned of Israel’s intent to surrender when a member of his family notified a Marshals Service contact earlier this morning.
 
  July 02, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 22– 28. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON-Chicago netted 319 physical arrests while closing an additional 59 warrants within the Chicagoland area.
 
  July 02, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) in Clark, Pierce and King Counties from June 23 - 28. Led by the U.S. Marshals sponsored Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force (PNWFAT), Operation FALCON 2008 resulted in 134 arrests and cleared 159 warrants.
 
  July 01, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the Northern District of Texas conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 24-30. Operation FALCON – North Texas main focus was capturing individuals wanted on felony charges including sexual predators and fugitives wanted for crimes of violence. Utilizing the Marshals Service District Task Force, the Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST), as the platform to coordinate Operation FALCON, the mission was the most successful FALCON thus far in the North Texas area. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 444 fugitives clearing 573 felony warrants.
 
  July 01, 2008 - Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) and the Atlanta Police Department arrested Eric Menefee in Atlanta. Acting on investigative information developed during the search for Menefee, U.S. Marshals SERFTF investigators managed to locate him residing in a shed he had turned into an apartment on the back of an associate’s property. Menefee, 37, is wanted by the Atlanta Police Department for two counts of child molestation and two counts of terroristic threats. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office also had a warrant for Menefee for failure to register as a sex offender.
 
  July 01, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service, with assistance of its law enforcement partners conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 22-28. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 140 arrests in the Northern District of West Virginia.
 
  July 01, 2008 - Four southern Alabama counties were the focus of this year’s Operation FALCON. FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, was conducted in the Southern District of Alabama by 89 law enforcement officers from 26 local, state, and federal agencies. Targeted fugitives were wanted for crimes of violence, sex offenders, gang members and narcotics violations. The effort cleared 120 felony warrants.
 
  July 01, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 16 – 27. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 333 arrests within the Southern District of Indiana.
 
  June 30, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 23 – 27. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 211arrests and cleared 306 warrants within the Northern District of Indiana.
 
  June 30, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals, in coordination with 25 other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies conducted a six day enforcement operation from June 23 to June 28. Operation FALCON, standing for Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally, targeted violent felons, gang members, and sex offenders. FALCON 2008 captured 69 fugitives and cleared 83 warrants in Alaska for crimes including failures to register as a sex offender, distribution of child pornography, drug offenses, assault, burglary, robbery and theft.
 
  June 30, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Oregon Fugitive Task Force (OFTF) coordinated the efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement for a four-day fugitive apprehension effort last week, June 24 – 27. FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, soared into the Tri County Metro area and reached all the way to Umatilla County. FALCON 2008 was the shortest week as compared to previous FALCON missions but it packed a punch with 93 total arrests and 122 warrants cleared (some offenders had multiple warrants).
 
  June 30, 2008 - In the largest fugitive apprehension initiative undertaken by the U.S. Marshals Service’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force across the Western District of Texas, teams of law enforcement agencies throughout the region, arrested approximately 1,000 fugitives during the five-day district-wide sweep. Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) targeted gang members, sex offenders, including parole and probation violators and other violent felons.
 
  June 30, 3008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 23-June 29. Operation FALCON 2008 – El Paso combined the collective efforts and talents of multiple law enforcement agencies focusing on capturing individuals wanted on felony charges including gang members, sex offenders and fugitives wanted for crimes of violence. Over the course of the six-day operation, the combined resources of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers, arrested 223 fugitives – including 12 gang members - and cleared a total of 320 warrants.
 
  June 30, 2008 - Midland, TX - Operation FALCON 2008 – Permian Basin, combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies focusing on capturing individuals wanted on Federal and State felony charges including narcotics violations, state parole and probation violations, and other crimes of violence. Over the course of the six-day operation, the combined resources of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers arrested 105 fugitives, and cleared 121 warrants in the Permian Basin.
 
  June 27, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 1-7, Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 103 arrests within the Eastern District of Louisiana (E/LA).
 
  June 27, 2008 - Combining the crime fighting efforts of local law enforcement with the national resources of U.S. marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 151 arrests in a weeklong joint fugitive effort in the Western District or North Carolina. Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) is an annual fugitive apprehension initiative sponsored by the U.S. Marshals Service which creates special task forces of local, state and federal investigators in an effort to apprehend subjects wanted on outstanding charges of certain categories of crimes. Special emphasis is placed on sex offenders, violent crimes, drug violations, and gang affiliation.
 
  June 27, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force captured 34 year old Richard Rohn during a felony vehicle stop in Florida. Rohn, a resident of Gadsden County, was currently being sought by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office for the offense of Armed Robbery with a Firearm. Rohn had been the target of a fugitive investigation by the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force after the case was referred to the task force by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office on June 17, 2008.
 
  June 27, 2008 - U.S. Marshal Peter A. Lawrence, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney Terrance Flynn, announces the results of a week-long fugitive warrant initiative that combined federal, state, and local law enforcement officers to hunt down and capture dangerous fugitives in the Western part of the District. This operation is a combination of a federal task force called Operation FALCON 2008 (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally), and a New York State Task Force called Rolling Thunder III. The operation began Monday and concludes today.
 
  June 27, 2008 - Delaware was not the place to be last week if you were a fugitive. Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) June 16-22. Led by the U.S. Marshal, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 41 arrests within the District of Delaware.
 
 

June 26, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another week-long fugitive sweep known as Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally). Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON is a large-scale law enforcement effort focused on locating and arresting fugitives. From June 15- 21, Deputy U.S. Marshals teamed up with their counterparts from other state, local and federal law enforcement agencies and conducted Operation FALCON in various counties that make up the federal Southern District of Mississippi. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Operation FALCON teams located or arrested approximately 90 fugitives and cleared over 100 felony warrants.

 
  June 26, 2008 - Following a four year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 16 – 22. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 434 arrests within the Western District of Arkansas. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 434 fugitives, including 26 sex offenders, and cleared over 800 warrants in the Western District of Arkansas.
 
  June 25, 2008 - Building on the successes of the last four years in its national fugitive efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 15 – 20. Sponsored by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 400 arrests within the Eastern District of North Carolina.
 
  June 25, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 15 – June 21. Led by U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON is a nationwide law enforcement effort. Operation FALCON 2008 – Lafayette combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in the Acadiana region’s largest ever fugitive initiative, focusing on capturing individuals wanted on felony charges including gang members, sex offenders and fugitives wanted for crimes of violence.
 
  June 24, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 16-20. FALCON 2008 targeted fugitives throughout the state wanted for violent crimes, sex offenses, narcotics violations and other felonies. This was the largest of the four Operation FALCONs to take place in Utah. Over the course of this five-day initiative, 161 individuals were arrested and 201 warrants were cleared.
 
  June 24, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Mexico Investigative Liaison program efforts resulted in the arrest of a fugitive wanted on sex offense charges in Arizona. In a joint investigation, the fugitive was detained by Mexican law enforcement officials in Sonora, Mexico on June 21, 2008. Humberto Guadalupe Hernandez, a U.S. citizen, was wanted for Probation Violations by the Superior Court in Pima County.
 
  June 24, 2008 - At dawn on the first day, fugitives in Middle Tennessee heard that unsettling knock at their doors. Some hid, some ran, and some just gave up. The results were the same. From June 15th to June 21st, Operation FALCON 2008 (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) teams spread out across 32 Middle Tennessee counties to target and arrest violent felons and sex offenders. As in the previous three FALCON operations, U.S. Marshals reached out to their federal, state, and local partners to form a powerful enforcement coalition to combat fugitive offenders on every jurisdictional level. At the end of day seven, 802 fugitives had been apprehended and 1,382 warrants were cleared.
 
  June 24, 2008 - Operation FALCON 2008 has netted 260 arrests and 450 warrants cleared in the Northern District of Alabama. FALCON, Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, began on June 15, 2008, with state and local officers being sworn in as special Deputy U.S. Marshals. That authority empowered officers to cross traditional lines of jurisdiction in the District to track down and arrest targeted fugitives throughout the week that ended June 21st.
 
  June 24, 2008 - It was six days fugitives in the Baton Rouge area did not expect and will not soon forget. The United States Marshals Service and law enforcement agencies from the nine Parishes that make up the Middle District of Louisiana conducted Operation Falcon 2008 (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 16 through June 21. Weeks of planning and preparation have produced staggering results. Four teams of officers and agents arrested 106 fugitives and cleared 232 outstanding felony warrants.
 
  June 24, 2008 - The 43 counties in the Southern District of Georgia are much safer this week as local, state and federal law enforcement joined forces for a week-long fugitive apprehension effort last week. FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, soared into the district June 9 and by the time the week was over 292 fugitives had been apprehended and 411 warrants cleared.
 
  June 24, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 9– 14. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 292 arrests within the Southern District of Georgia.
 
  June 24, 2008 - Following a tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 15 – 21. Led by the U.S. Marshal Service, Operation FALCON is a nationwide law enforcement effort. Over the course of the seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 107 fugitives – including a Pittsburgh man charged with homicide, nine sex offenders and three documented gang members – and cleared 132 warrants. Over $70,000, two firearms, 153 stamp bags of heroin and approximately 100 grams of crack cocaine were also seized.
 
  June 24, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 14-20. Led by the United States Marshals Service, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 227 arrests within the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
 
  June 23, 2008 - Deputy U.S. Marshals joined forces with numerous law enforcement agencies within the state and surrounding area last week in carrying out a fugitive apprehension initiative. The sweep resulted in the apprehension of 112 fugitives and cleared 133 outstanding warrants. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, targeted violent offenders, gang members and sexual offenders. Of the 112 fugitives arrested, 6 were wanted for sexual offenses.
 
  June 23, 2008 - On June 16, the arrest of David Montosa on Treasure Island ended the U.S. Marshals Service Northern California fugitive operation known as Operation FALCON. Montosa was wanted by Salinas Police on a sexual battery incident in 2005. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) is a multi-agency fugitive apprehension effort targeting persons wanted for sexual offenses, violent crimes, and narcotics violations. Over 50 arrests were made during the week-long operation, which began June 8. This is the fourth consecutive year that the U.S. Marshals Service has conducted the FALCON fugitive operation.
 
  June 23, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 16 – June 21. Operational FALCON – Madison combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in one of the state’s largest fugitive initiatives. Over the course of the week long operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 36 fugitives and cleared 67 warrants.
 
  June 22, 2008 - The state of Colorado is a safer place after local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies joined forces to arrest area fugitives this week. The U.S. Marshals Service organized the operation and targeted sexual predators, violent offenders, gang members, and narcotics violations. The initiative resulted in the arrest of 115 fugitives and cleared 121 warrants. The operation is part of an ongoing effort conducted nationally by the U.S. Marshals.
 
  June 20, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland Office, held an outstanding, history making online jewelry auction this week selling 22 forfeited items that far exceeded their expectations and generated sales proceeds of over $2,600,000.00. The two day online auction was held by Bid4Assets, under a national contract with the United States Marshals Service, Asset Forfeiture Division. The auction included some exquisite pieces from jewelry designers Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co., Mikimoto, Patek Philippe, Graff and others.
 
  June 20, 2008 - As did the previous two FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) operations hosted by the U.S. Marshals in Detroit, FALCON Detroit 2008 had its moments, including a roof hopper, a drive by homicide, and a hostage situation. However, in these, and others, no officers where hurt and the bad guys were all caught. U.S. Marshal Robert M. Grubbs, the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Michigan, is proud to announce that Operation FALCON which ran in Detroit from June 17-19 in the Detroit Metropolitan area was another great success. The U.S. Marshal-led operation netted 259 violent fugitives.
 
  June 20, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON- Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally – in the District of Connecticut June 16 – 20. Led by the U.S. Marshal, Operation FALCON netted approximately 200 arrests within the District of Connecticut.
 
  June 20, 2008 - On Thursday, June 19, 2008, 38 year old Charles Ferguson was arrested in the Houston, Texas airport after he was expelled from the Republic of Mexico. Ferguson is charged in a March 2006 indictment in Jackson County, MS for two counts of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of a firearm after a felony conviction. In August 2007, Ferguson failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
 
  Elliott Evan StampsJune 19, 2008 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - Things just got tougher for a man his friends describe as a “cracked-out maniac,” and who was pursued on kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated assault charges by Mississippi authorities. Today, Elliott Evan Stamps became the focus of a nationwide manhunt by the United States Marshals Service, which added him to the agency’s famed “15 Most Wanted Fugitive” list.
 
  June 19, 2008 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in the Muskogee area, the U.S. Marshals, teamed with law enforcement agencies throughout eastern Oklahoma, arrested 290 fugitives and cleared 493 warrants during a recent week-long 10 county sweep. By utilizing the expertise and the capabilities of 33 participating law enforcement agencies, the operation ended with huge results. Of the 290 fugitives arrested, 14 were wanted for weapons violations, 108 narcotics arrests, and four non-compliant sexual offenders
 
  June 19, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 8 – 14. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON 2008 targeted fugitives throughout the 33 counties that comprise the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Over the course of this seven-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals teamed up with their law enforcement partners to achieve tremendous results – 181 fugitives were arrested, and 228 warrants were cleared.
 
  June 18, 2008 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - A Jamaican national, accused in the brutal double murder of a young South Florida couple, was arrested early this morning by Jamaican authorities.  David Clarke, 26, was recently added to the U.S. Marshals “15 Most Wanted Fugitive’ list for his alleged participation in the June 2007 murders in Lauderhill, FL.
 
  June 18, 2008 - Roanoke, VA - A suspicious package addressed to the Clerk of Court in Roanoke prompted U.S. Marshals to call in the Virginia State Police and Roanoke City Police bomb units this morning.  Out of an “abundance of caution” a bomb sniffing dog from the Roanoke Police Department was called in to inspect the package, which proved to be negative for explosives. Based on the investigation, the package was opened without incident and deemed to be safe.
 
  June 17, 2008 - Operation FALCON 2008 in the Hampton Roads area combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in one of the area’s largest-ever fugitive initiatives. Over the course of the five-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 187 fugitives.
 
  June 17, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force captured three wanted fugitives today, two of them in Pensacola, FL. The Marshals and members of the Task Force from Escambia and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Offices and Escambia Patrol deputies arrested Arthur Ishkhanian. In 2006, Ishkhanian aka “Lucky” was charged with conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamines in Philadelphia.  Minutes later the Task Force officers went to a house in Pensacola in search of 36 year old Charles Steagall, a wanted sex offender. Also arrested by U.S. Marshals in Rochester, NY was Okaloosa County fugitive Eddie Lee Jackson. Jackson is wanted on a 1996 warrant for violating his probation on trafficking cocaine charges. Jackson remains in jail in New York pending extradition back to Florida.
 
  June 17, 2008 - Operation FALCON 2008 in the Richmond region combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in another highly successful fugitive initiative. Over the course of the five-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners and arrested 53 fugitives.
 
  June 16, 2008 - A day of terror for one South Carolina family came to a happy ending Monday night when a U.S. Marshals Task Force, assisted by the Virginia State Police, the Giles County Sheriff’s Office and the Pearisburg Police Department apprehended Robert William Custer, 45, Pearisburg, VA. Custer was arrested without incident, even though he was considered to be armed and extremely dangerous after abducting his estranged wife and their 4 year old son in Lexington, South Carolina earlier today.
 
  June 16, 2008 - In the largest fugitive initiative ever undertaken by the United States Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force across the state of Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service, teamed with law enforcement agencies throughout the region, arrested more than 1,250 fugitives and cleared more than 1,450 warrants during the six day state-wide sweep. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) targets persons wanted for sexual offenses, other violent crimes and narcotics violations. Operation FALCON took place in Georgia from June 9-14; this is the fourth consecutive year that the U.S. Marshals Service has conducted the FALCON fugitive sweep operation throughout the country.
 
  June 12, 2008 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in the Eastern District of Kentucky (E/KY) area, the U.S. Marshals Service, teamed with law enforcement agencies throughout the eastern Kentucky area, arrested 141 fugitives and cleared 157 warrants during a recent six-day sweep. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) targets persons wanted for sexual offenses, other violent crimes and narcotics violations. Operation FALCON-EKY took place June 2-7.
 
  June 11, 2008 - United States Marshal Robert M. Grubbs of the Eastern District of Michigan is proud to announce that Detroit’s Fugitive Safe Surrender (FSS) was a record breaking success. The four day operation, which ran from June 4-7, resulted in more than 7,000 individuals turning themselves in to law enforcement which was more than the previous eight FSSs combined.
 
  June 11, 2008 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in the Southern District of Iowa, the U.S. Marshals Service, teamed with other law enforcement agencies throughout the Des Moines metropolitan and Quad-Cities areas, arrested 141 fugitives and cleared 200 outstanding arrest warrants during a recent six-day multi-jurisdiction operation.
 
  June 11, 2008 - The 52 counties in the Western District of Virginia are much safer this week as local, state and federal law enforcement joined forces for a week-long fugitive apprehension effort last week. FALCON, the acronym for Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally, soared into the district June 1 and by the time the week was over 626 fugitives had been apprehended and 930 warrants cleared.
 
  June 11, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service, teamed with law enforcement agencies throughout south eastern Wisconsin, arrested 45 fugitives and cleared 71 warrants during a recent six-day operation. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) targets persons wanted for sexual offenses, violent crimes and narcotics violations. Operation FALCON - Milwaukee took place June 1-7 and is the fourth consecutive year the U.S. Marshals Service has conducted FALCON fugitive sweeps throughout the country.
 
  June 10, 2008 - Following four years of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service teamed with federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies throughout New Hampshire June 1 –7, to arrest dozens of fugitives in another successful Operation FALCON – Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally. Operation FALCON targets persons wanted on felony charges including sexual predators, unregistered sex offenders, violent crimes, narcotics violations, and other felonies. Among those arrested was Gerard Latulippe, wanted on an international provisional arrest warrant as a fugitive from Costa Rica.
 
  June 10, 2008 - Tulsa combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in one of the area’s largest-ever fugitive initiatives, Operation FALCON, focusing on capturing individuals wanted on felony charges including sexual predators, gang members, fugitives wanted for various crimes and crimes of violence. Over the course of the five-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, arrested 350 fugitives including 35 sexual offenders, 111 narcotic arrests, and 24 weapon violation arrests.
 
  June 10, 2008 - Operation FALCON 2008 - San Diego combined the collective efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in one of the area’s largest-ever fugitive initiatives. Over the course of the five-day operation, Deputy U.S. Marshals, teamed with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners and arrested 160 felony fugitives – including 22 for robbery offenses – and cleared 276 felony warrants. Nine firearms were also seized and taken off the streets.
 
  June 10, 2008 - Following a four-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from June 1 – 9. Led by the U.S. Marshal, Operation FALCON 2008 netted 525 arrests within the Western District of Virginia.
 
  June 09, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service concluded a successful, week-long Operation FALCON – Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally – in the 25th Judicial Circuit of Western Tennessee June 7th, 2008. Operation FALCON is a fugitive apprehension operation combining the resources of federal, state, city and county law enforcement agencies to locate and apprehend criminals wanted for crimes of violence.
 
  June 06, 2008 - U.S. Marshal Michael D. Credo proudly announced his agency’s “1000th” arrest, under a specially created Attorney General’s enforcement initiative. The initiative began in August 2006, in an attempt to reduce violent crime in the “Post-Katrina” New Orleans Metropolitan area. Critical components of the plan include additional funding and Deputy U.S. Marshals positions assigned to the local office. The program’s sole purpose is to assist local law enforcement by targeting, locating, and apprehending persons wanted for violent crimes.
 
  June 04, 2008 - United States Marshals Service (USMS) sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) partner agency, the Bexar County Sheriffs Office, arrested Rodulfo today at a residence in San Antonio, TX.  Herlinda Rodulfo is suspected of causing the death of a young female victim in the Baltimore, Maryland area.
 
  June 02, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a man wanted on a warrant charging him with five counts of Sexual Battery on a Victim Under the Age of 15 and one count of Lewd and Lascivious Behavior/Molestation on a Victim 12 Years of Age. The fugitive, 65 year old Chester Lamar Palmer was arrested this morning at 10:15 in Evergreen, AL by the Marshals and Task Force Investigators from Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Escambia County Sheriff’s Offices.
 
  June 02, 2008 - Eric Jackson was arrested on May 29th, 2008 by the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) in Hillside, Illinois. This arrest was the direct result of a cooperative fugitive investigation between the GLRFTF, U.S. Marshals District of Minnesota, and the U.S. Marshals Eastern District of Wisconsin. Jackson arrived at the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth on October 2nd, 2007. Jackson was serving a sentence for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine and a Probation Violation. On November 7th, 2007, Jackson escaped from the camp and has been on the run since.
 
  May 29, 2008 - Former NBA Basketball Player Vernon Leon Maxwell, was arrested on May 29, 2008 by members of the U.S. Marshals sponsored Hornet’s Nest Task Force.
 
  May 29, 2008 - On May 28, 2008, members of the U.S. Marshals sponsored Hornet’s Nest Task Force captured escapee Richard Allen Sloan in Kings Mountain, North Carolina after being on the run for approximately one year. Sloan had been previously featured on “America’s Most Wanted” after being convicted in March 2002 for sexually abusing a 7 year old girl.
 
  May 28, 2008 -On Wednesday, May 28th, the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) will be recognized by the State of Ohio’s House of Representatives and Representative Tom Patton, for its outstanding success in fugitive apprehension.  Since its creation in June of 2003 by U.S. Marshal Peter J. Elliott, the NOVFTF has worked collaboratively with law enforcement agencies throughout the district to arrest violent fugitives at a record pace. In March of this year, the NOVFTF reached a milestone with the arrest of its 15,000th fugitive.
 
  May 22, 2008 - Phoenix, AZ - Yesterday afternoon Deputy U.S. Marshals and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officers captured Heraclio Guevara-Juarez, 31, in the area of Palo Verde Rd and Broadway Rd in Buckeye. Guevara-Juarez, a Mexican national, was wanted in Zacatecas, Mexico for three counts of Armed Robbery, two counts of Homicide and Escape.
 
  May 21, 2008 - James M. Wahlrab, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Robert McGee. McGee was wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for Felonious Assault (causing serious harm), Felonious Assault (with a deadly weapon) and Aggravated Robbery (with a deadly weapon). It is alleged that on April 24, 2008, McGee was involved in a drug deal in  in Dayton, OH that quickly went wrong. McGee attempted to rob the victim during the drug deal and allegedly shot the victim in the chest. The victim was left paralyzed as a result of the shooting.
 
  May 21, 2008 - Task Force Fugitive Operation - On May 19-21, 2008, the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force (MLFTF) participated in Operation Hide and Seek. The operation, conducted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, included law enforcement officers from seven different agencies and targeted persons wanted on outstanding warrants. The three day operation resulted in the arrest of 100 fugitives and cleared 293 warrants. Operation Hide and Seek was the first in a series of fugitive initiatives to be held in the Baton Rouge area during the summer of 2008 directed to suppress the number of outstanding warrants for crimes of violence, narcotics violations, and sexual offenses.
 
  May 20, 2008 - On May 17, 2008, Brian Woodring was arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL following his deportation from China. Woodring is a convicted child molester wanted out of Indiana for a parole violation. Woodring has two class A felony warrants for child molesting out of Morgan and Johnson County. Additionally, Woodring has warrants for one class C felony for child molesting, one class D felony for failure to register as a sex offender and possession of child pornography in Johnson County.
 
  May 20, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police K-9 Unit, and Savannah Impact officers on May 20, 2008 in Savannah, GA. Larry Jiles, 21, was being sought on a warrants issued in Jasper County, South Carolina charging him with three Armed Robberies and two charges of Possession of a weapon by a Felon that occurred on November 19, 2007.
 
  May 16, 2008 - On May 15, 2008, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office acted on information provided by the U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) and arrested Jeremiah Benoit, 30, for escape from the Calcasieu Parish Prison. Benoit was also wanted by Lake Charles Police Department for an Aggravated Burglary and Aggravated Assault that occurred after his escape.
 
  May 16, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana (USMS EDLA) partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology (MLK) in 2007. In 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana Marshals Office successfully graduated approximately 70 students from MLK. This year MLK Charter will graduate approximately 140 elementary and middle school students in the G.R.E.A.T. Program on Tuesday May 20, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. MLK is located at 1617 Caffin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117.
 
  May 16, 2008 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Shawn Brookins. Police allege that 23 year old Brookins shot a man to death in Wheeling, WV. Brookins is now in custody after being on the run for almost two months.
 
  May 16, 2008 - U.S. Marshals in Pontiac, MI arrested Darron Dewayne Holsey last night. Holsey, 41 years old was wanted on capital murder charges by the Montgomery Police Department. Holsey was arrested as he returned to a residence in Pontiac, MI last night. Holsey is a suspect in the April 24, 2008 murder of Michael McCall, 33 years old who was found dead in a residence on Hickman Street.
 
  May 15, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force, in coordination with the Alaska State Troopers, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration, conducted an enforcement operation yesterday. The U.S. Marshals tracked Kenneth Wayne Lollie, a fugitive on-the-run from Florida, to a remote location north of Fairbanks, Alaska.
 
  May 14, 2008 - On May 7, 2008 an arrest warrant was issued for Hakim Crymes by the East Cleveland Police Department charging him with the murder of Larry Powell.  On May 10, 2008 Deputy Marshals assigned to the NOVFT taskforce reached out to the U.S. Marshals in Las Vegas, and notified them of the specifics surrounding the case and information relating to the description of the two individuals as well as the vehicle they were believed to be driving. Last Night, the NOVFT taskforce was notified that the vehicle Crymes and his girlfriend were believed to be traveling in was located at a motel in the Las Vegas area. Approximately 1 hour later another call was received stating that Crymes was in custody and apprehended without incident.
 
  May 09, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service is please to announce that Washington State fugitive, and Level III Sex Offender, David J. Torrence, self-surrendered earlier today in Camden, Arkansas. On April 23, 2008, convicted rapist and Level III Sex Offender David J. Torrence absconded from Washington State Department of Corrections supervision and became a fugitive. Torrence, a man with a history of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender, decided that 3 days of supervision was enough and fled after being released from prison on April 20, 2008.
 
  May 08, 2008 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST), along with the Columbus Division of Police, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Drug Enforcement Administration, arrested Jermaine Riley.  Riley has been wanted since November 2007 for Possession with Intent to Distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine and for using a firearm in the commission of the offense. Riley was recently named as a suspect in the murder case of 9 year old Kiyana-Shae Meilke.
 
  May 07, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Francisco Hernandez-Almendares, 26, on a warrant issued in December of 2006 in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana charging him with aggravated rape of a child under 13 years old. Acting on a lead sent by the Eastern District of Louisiana U.S. Marshals Service Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), Hernandez-Almendares was arrested in Baldwin County, Alabama after a traffic stop initiated by the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and local law enforcement.
 
  May 07, 2008 - Atlanta, GA - On May 6, 2008, investigators with the U.S. Marshal Service's Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) apprehended Darick Randolph Jordan at a relative's house in College Park, Georgia. Jordan was wanted by the Douglas County, GA Sheriff's Office for four counts of burglary. Injured after crashing his fleeing vehicle, Jordan had been in Grady Memorial Hospital until he was released without notification to law enforcement.
 
  May 07, 2008 - On 05/06/2008 the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force along with the Temple Police Department, Harker Heights Police Department, and the Killeen Police Department arrested 18-year old Damiee Kendrick Johnson at an apartment complex in Harker Heights. Johnson and 28-year old Rico Doyle are both accused of shooting 18-year old Tyrone Haskins this past September, then leaving him to die in the street.
 
  May 06, 2008 - On May 05, 2008, the Eastern District of Louisiana U.S. Marshals Service Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Darryl Dwight McQuillion (AKA: Gregory Galloway) at a local homeless shelter on Camp St. New Orleans, LA. McQuillion, 58, was wanted on a federal parole violations warrant by the U.S. Marshals Service for violating the conditions of his federal parole on 1985 and 1986 convictions for armed bank robbery in San Francisco, CA. He was also wanted by the Milwaukee, WI Police Department for an April 2008 warrant charging him with bank robbery.
 
  May 05, 2008  - A high level sex offender who had fled the state to avoid arrest was captured late Saturday morning in downtown Tucson, AZ by U.S. Marshals. Shane G. Vaudry, 32, was arrested on May 3, 2007 at the Greyhound bus station after returning to Arizona from North Carolina. Vaudry was wanted by the Benson Police Department for failing to update his sex offender registration and also had an outstanding Tucson Police Department warrant.
 
  May 05, 2008 - On 5/2/08, Robert Thomas Franks was arrested in New Orleans, Louisiana by investigators from the Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF). Franks was wanted by the Honolulu, Hawaii Police Department for invasion of privacy. Honolulu PD detectives say that Franks allegedly video recorded his stepdaughters with a camera hidden a bathroom of their residence on multiple occasions.
 
  May 02, 2008 - Phoenix, Ariz. – This afternoon members of the U.S. Marshals led Phoenix High Intensity Drug Task Force (HIDTA) Fugitive Task Force arrested an alleged child rapist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lance Kelly, 51, was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department after it was alleged that he raped a 10 year old girl. Shortly after the issuance of an arrest warrant for Lance Kelly, Detectives from the Albuquerque Police Department and Deputy U.S. Marshals in Albuquerque conducted a joint fugitive investigation which developed information that Kelly was living in the Phoenix area. This morning the information was quickly relayed to the U.S. Marshals in Phoenix. After a brief surveillance Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers located Kelly in an apartment at 85th Ave and Peoria Ave, at which time Kelly was arrested. Kelly was booked into the Maricopa County Jail and is awaiting extradition back to Albuquerque, NM.
 
  May 02, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Kingsland Police Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals South Florida Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team in Florida City, Florida based on information generated by the Savannah Office of the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Amos Southall, 27, was being sought on a warrant issued in Kingsland/Camden County, Georgia charging him with Murder.
 
  May 02, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Sylvania Police Department was arrested by the U.S. Marshals New York /New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force in Brooklyn, New York on May 1, 2008, based on information generated by the Savannah Office of the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Tyoune Hasheen Young, 17, was being sought on warrants issued in Sylvania, Georgia charging him with Murder.
 
  May 01, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) requested the assistance of the USMS sponsored Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force in the arrest of 28 year old Jimmy Mendoza of San Antonio, Texas after learning he was hiding in California.  Mendoza has a significant criminal history to include Weapons Charges. Also a confirmed member of the Mexican Mafia, Mendoza was considered to be armed and dangerous.
 
  April 30, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Task Force along with the Fort Worth Police Department arrested Devin Garrison after a brief high speed pursuit and subsequent foot chase in Fort Worth, Texas. Garrison, 18, is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Rigobero Duvon that occurred during an armed robbery on November 28, 2007 in New Orleans.
 
 

April 30, 2008 - Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Reuben Levy, 35.  During the arrest, a USMS investigator in fear for his life fired at Levy as he was being dragged through the Rite Aid parking lot by Levy’s vehicle.  Levy attempted to flee using the motor vehicle and led investigators on a short but high speed chase only to be captured less than 2 miles from the original location.  Levy was located hiding in a shed and was non-compliant at the time of his arrest.

 
  April 30, 2008 - On April 29, 2008, a West Palm Beach Florida man, Ricardo David Funes-Valle 20, was arrested in the Tampa Bay Area. After investigations by the City of West Palm Beach Police Department into the Murder of Scott E. Graham, Ricardo David Funes-Valle was identified a suspect based on crime scene evidence.
 
  April 29, 2008 - Ernest Patrick, a twenty-five year old Houston man was arrested last night in Lafayette, LA. Patrick was Wanted by Harris County (Houston) for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under fourteen years of age. Patrick was staying with friends in an effort to avoid detection. Members of the Western District of Louisiana’s Task Force received information late yesterday afternoon about Patrick being in the Lafayette area.
 
  April 29, 2008 - The Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, sponsored by the United States Marshals Service, is slated to hold two one day training seminars for state and local law enforcement agencies in east Texas. The first seminar will be held May 21, 2008 at the Collin County Community College in McKinney with the second to be held on May 22, 2008 at the Tyler Junior College (West Campus) in Tyler. The seminars will focus on cutting edge law enforcement techniques for tracking down and apprehending violent criminals who are on the run from the law and do not want to be caught.
 
  April 28, 2008 - The old adage “You can run, but you can’t hide” finally caught up with Susan Lefevre. Lefevre was sentenced in Saginaw County, MI on 02/27/1975 to a prison term of 10-20 years for conspiracy to violate drug laws and violation of drug laws. Lefevre served approximately one year at the Women’s Division, Detroit House of Corrections (currently the Robert Scott Correctional Facility) in Plymouth, MI. She walked away from the prison on 02/26/1976. She was charged with Escape and a warrant was issued by the State of Michigan on 02/27/1976.
 
  April 25, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by the Glynn County Sheriff’s Department was by the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force in Rochester, New York on April 25, 2008, based on information generated by the Savannah Office of the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. John Cunningham, 27, was being sought on warrants issued in Glynn County, Georgia charging him with Probation Violation and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
 
  April 25, 2008 - El Paso, TX - United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas, LaFayette Collins announces the arrest of Rodolfo Medina wanted in Juarez, Mexico for a 2004 Homicide.
 
  April 25, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested 21 year old Adrian Jesus Guia Jr. of Kerrville, Texas after his expulsion from the Republic of Mexico. Guia is charged by indictment in Kerrville, Texas for Sexual Assault of a Child. Guia fled the Kerrville area before he was arrested and became a fugitive living in Coahuila, Mexico to avoid prosecution in this case.
 
  April 25, 2008 - Three fugitives were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force. Ricardo Cortez Cook of Tallahassee, FL was wanted for the offense of Attempted Homicide-Willful Kill Premeditated, Aggravated Battery Causing Bodily Harm, and Violation of Probation stemming from an original offense of Marijuana Possession with Intent to Sell. Gary Burgess, a Florida registered sex offender, was wanted for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration and Failure to Notify Change of Residence within 48 hours. Anthony Antonio Blake, of Tallahassee, FL, was wanted on warrants for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Discharging a Firearm in Public.
 
  April 24, 2008 - Swami Prakashanand Saraswati, 79, known to his followers as Shree Swamiji, was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force as he arrived aboard a flight from Europe.  Saraswati was indicted by a Hays County, Texas Grand Jury in April 2008 after a criminal investigation conducted by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office resulted in a 20 count indictment alleging Saraswati committed indecent acts with two children from 1993 thru 1996.
 
  April 24, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by Savannah Police Department for Double Homicide, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Squad in Houston, Texas based on leads sent to them by the U.S. Marshals Savannah Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. New leads generated by the Marshals Service indicated that Gonzales had fled the Savannah, Georgia and was possibly on a bus headed to Texas. The Savannah Task Force passed the information to the Marshals’ Task Forces in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio to await the arrival of possible buses to major cities in Texas.
 
  April 24, 2008 - Strike Team Officers from the Fort Worth Police Department, along with Deputy United States Marshals arrested Jay Allen and Malcolm Strickland on charges of Capital Murder. Allen and Strickland are considered suspects in the murder of Michael Myers, 59, during the robbery of the Best Western located in Fort Worth, TX. Myers was shot multiple times during the robbery which occurred at approximately on April 21, 2008.
 
  April 23, 2008 - The second of two murder suspects wanted in the death of Barry Hairston who died March 30 from wounds he sustained in a shooting incident at the Deep Blue Seafood on September 30, 2007 in Martinsville was captured by U.S. Marshals from Greensboro, NC on Tuesday. Corey Demon Turner, 30, of Martinsville was arrested without incident after marshals spotted him leaving a residence in Burlington, NC.
 
  April 23, 2008 - A sexual predator fugitive wanted by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department for a Felony Probation Violation was arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department. Stephen Alexander Bell was being sought on a Probation Violation Warrant issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with violating his probation for the removal of the state mandated monitoring device. Bell was declared a sexual predator by the Sexual Offender Review Board on March 14, 2008.
 
  April 22, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the San Antonio Police Department’s (SAPD) Repeat Offender Program (ROP) Officers partnered to locate and arrest Indiana fugitive Joel Barrozo.  Barrozo had five felony warrants out of St. Joseph’s County in Indiana. The charges ranged from Rape to Criminal Confinement and Robbery.
 
  April 22, 2008 - An Ascension Parish fugitive profiled on the FOX television program America’s Most Wanted and digital billboards all over the Southern United States was arrested Monday night in Holden, Louisiana. John Ryan Stephens was wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear for trial in December of 2002. Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force Investigators used tips from callers who saw AMW and the Crime Stoppers “wanted posters” to end Stephens’ almost six year run.
 
  April 21, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by Savannah Police Department for Murder was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Trap Unit in Savannah, GA. Jarnard M. Williams, 18, was being sought on a Bench Warrant issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm in Committing a Crime, and Theft By Receiving Stolen Property.
 
  April 17, 2008 - Keenan Parks, wanted on charges of Aggravated Robbery, has been arrested by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). The SOFAST is a team of law enforcement officers lead by the U.S. Marshals Service. The suspect was arrested in Columbus, OH without incident.
 
  April 17, 2008 - The hunt for former National Century Financial Enterprises Inc. executive Rebecca Parrett continues. On March 28, 2008 a U.S. District court judge issued an arrest warrant for Parrett after she failed to report to the Pretrial Services Office near her home in Carefree, Arizona. Parrett was convicted on several counts of fraud on March 13, 2008 and was facing up to 20 years in prison on the more serious counts. Victims in the case suffered losses totaling $2 billion.
 
  April 17, 2008 - Investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force arrested Richard C. Lockett. Lockett was wanted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for Attempted 1st Degree Murder in connection with a February 2, 2008 incident. Lockett is accused of shooting the victim during an attempted robbery outside the victim’s residence.
 
  April 16, 2008 - Austin, TX - Keith Thomas Carreker, 53 of Bokoshe, Oklahoma was arrested by the Eastern Oklahoma Fugitive Task Force, without incident this afternoon after it was determined through local investigation conducted by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force that Carreker had fled from Williamson County in 1996 after he was indicted for sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by contact.
 
  April 16, 2008 - Atlanta, GA - Investigators from the U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Cordaro Burrell, 18. Burrell was the last of three suspects to be captured for the home invasion and murder of Herman Upshaw, 66 a partially disabled man Atlanta man and the aggravated assault of an 88 year old woman.
 
  April 16, 2008 - Phoenix, AZ - From April 7-11, Phoenix valley law enforcement partners collaborated on “Operation Justice”, a one week fugitive round-up in honor of “National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Operation Justice netted valley law enforcement partners 236 fugitives wanted throughout Maricopa County. In addition to arresting these fugitives, 16 weapons were taken off the streets and 1 missing juvenile was found.
 
  April 15, 2008 - Atlanta, GA – On April 15, 2008, Investigators with the U.S. Marshal Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) apprehended Timothy Wayne Garrison, Jr. at a residence in Hapeville, Georgia. Acting on a investigative leads developed by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) in Birmingham, Alabama, SERFTF investigators were able to track Garrison to an associate’s house on North Avenue in Hapeville. Garrison was wanted by the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) for Capital Murder.
 
  April 15, 2008 - Strike Team Officers from the Dallas Police Department and Dallas County Sheriffs Department along with Deputy United States Marshals arrested Eric Christopher Hodges in Alvarado, Texas. Hodges is considered a suspect in the murder of Lois Jean Ivory, 53, of De Soto, who was found shot to death in her cab in west Grand Prairie around 9:00pm Sunday night, April 13, 2008.
 
  April 15, 2008 - Addition of 15 Most Wanted Fugitive - Washington, D.C. -- The heinous double murders of a young South Florida couple, whose bodies were discovered stuffed in the truck of a car, have landed alleged murder suspect, David Clarke, on the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted Fugitive list. On June 16, 2007, Clarke and two other assailants, Clinton Dinnall and Anthony Bennett, waited for the couple, Chris Thompson and Cassandra Williams, at a home in Lauderhill, Fla., and brutally shot and killed them.
 
  April 14, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 20 year old homicide suspect Jacob Sotello in San Antonio Monday afternoon after finding him hiding in San Antonio, Texas. Jacob Sotello came to the attention of the LSFTF after the San Antonio Police Department developed him as the prime suspect in the shooting and murder of 16 year old Hector Chavarria.
 
  April 11, 2008 - Within a 24 hour period, two of Newark’s most violent and wanted fugitives are behind bars in separate states after relentless pursuit by U.S. Marshals and Newark Police Department detectives. Lauren Cheeks and Lateef Livingston, both known members of the “Bloods” street gang, were wanted for two separate, unrelated crimes respectively, both of which occurred in the city of Newark.
 
  April 11, 2008 - ATLANTA, GA - At approximately 1:30 pm today, Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Southern District of West Virginia and troopers from the West Virginia State Police arrested Fabian Lee Small, 29, at a residence in Princeton, West Virginia. Small was wanted by authorities in Habersham County, GA on the charges of home invasion and aggravated assault for his alleged participation in a home invasion robbery in which a seventy-nine year old woman was victimized.
 
  April 11, 2008 - On 4/9/08, Brandon Walker was arrested by investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force. Walker was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for Aggravated Kidnapping and Aggravated Burglary.
 
  April 09, 2008 - Atlanta, GA - On April 8, 2008, Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) working with the Atlanta Police Department and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in Florida located Samuel Jackson Bell. He was arrested after a brief vehicle pursuit with sheriff’s deputies in Lake City, Florida. Bell is the prime suspect in the murder of Cathy Denune. Denune, age 44, was shot and killed this past weekend at an apartment complex at 1000 Collier Road in Northeast Atlanta.
 
  April 08, 2008 - On 4/7/08, Justin and Thomas Feffe were arrested by investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force. Thomas Feffe was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for Attempted 1st Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon in connection with a January 30, 2008 incident. Thomas is accused of shooting at two subjects at a Baton Rouge apartment complex. One of the victims was shot, but has recovered from his injuries. Justin Feffe was wanted as a principle to the above incident.
 
  April 08, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Terrance Brewer at the home of an acquaintance in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was wanted in connection with a double homicide that occurred on March 16, 2008, in Concordia, California. Brewer, 19, was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison and is waiting extradition to California.
 
  April 08, 2008 - Tony M. Howard Jr., 22 years of age, was wanted for the February 16, 2008 murder of Lorenzo Nettles at the “Touch of Class” night club in Moss Point. Since the murder, Howard has been featured in local media outlets as one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Most Wanted and on the U.S Marshals website. This media attention led to an anonymous tip to the U.S. Marshals indicating that Howard might be in the Tampa area. Investigators in the Tampa area canvassed the streets and eventually developed an address where Howard was hiding out. As police approached the apartment, Howard leapt from a second floor window and was arrested after a brief foot chase.
 
  April 07, 2008 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) arrested Eldrin George leaving a hotel in Duluth, Georgia. George was wanted in connection with the 2007 Christmas day shooting of multiple victims, killing two. He was also wanted for numerous armed robberies in New Orleans that occurred before the shooting. George was on active probation in Louisiana for a previous drug conviction.
 
  April 04, 2008 - Charles E. Porter was arrested by investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force. Porter was arrested and booked for possession with intent to distribute and the cocaine was seized as evidence pending prosecution. Porter has a long criminal history that includes five previous arrests for drug offenses.
 
  April 03, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service District of Colorado Fugitive Location Apprehension Group (FLAG), acting on information provided by the U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), arrested New Orleans Police Department murder suspect, Edward J. Augustine at the condominium of an associate in Aurora, Colorado. Augustine was wanted by the New Orleans Police Department on a first degree murder warrant.
 
  April 03, 2008 - On Wednesday, April 02, 2008, U.S. Marshals and other members of the Kansas City Career Criminal Task Force (KCCCTF) arrested Tennessee Bureau of Investigations’ Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Winfred Scott in Kansas City, Missouri. On December 15, 2005 the State of Tennessee issued a warrant for Winfred Scott and his son Akeem Scott after both were indicted for Rape of a Child. Earlier in 2005, Winfred Scott had arranged a meeting with investigators, never showed, and promptly fled Memphis, TN with his adult son, Akeem Scott.
 
  April 02, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service (USMS), Oregon Fugitive Task Force, arrested Ronald Green, a white male, 45 years of age and former Veneta, OR resident, for Escape From Federal Custody. Green was arrested today in Florence, Oregon at a private residence on Skunkhollow Rd. At the time of his escape, Green was in the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons and was serving out a
sentence for a 2002 federal bank robbery conviction in Portland, OR.
 
  April 02, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) and the Boerne Police Department captured jail escapee Esequiel Pena today in Boerne, Texas. It is believed that on Sunday, March 30, 2008, 35 year old Esequiel Pena escaped around 3:00 p.m. from the recreation yard at the GEO Group Holding Jail in downtown San Antonio.
 
  March 28, 2008 - Operation Guardian West, a multi-agency operation targeting registered sex offenders in the El Paso border-plex concluded its initial phase today with 57 state and 11 federal arrests. The U.S. Attorney, District Attorney, U.S. Marshals, El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department joined forces in January to ensure the approximate 821 registered sex offenders in the El Paso area were in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.
 
  March 27, 2008 - Collaboration among U.S. law enforcement facilitated the March 18th capture of Amaro Ligorio Rodrigues at Miami International Airport. Rodrigues is wanted by French authorities for rape of a minor, rape, attempted rape, and flight to avoid prosecution. Multiple law enforcement agencies mobilized after Barbadian authorities alerted the U.S. Department of State (DOS) that the Interpol Red Notice subject had fled that country after being questioned about the French charges.
 
  March 27, 2008 - Thirteen members of a major cocaine-trafficking organization operating in the Lubbock, TX area have been arrested on charges outlined in five federal indictments that were unsealed this morning in Lubbock, announced U.S. Attorney Richard B. Roper of the Northern District of Texas. Additionally, law enforcement officers executed seven search warrants at various locations in Lubbock and Lynn County, resulting in the seizure of approximately two kilograms of cocaine, drug trafficking paraphernalia, firearms, U.S. currency, financial records, and vehicles.
 
  March 27, 2008 - After 14 years on the run, Bobby Alton Blanchard is now behind bars, and the Northwest Arkansas Sex Offender and Violent Crime Task Force made it happen. Blanchard, 51, was arrested on March 25, in Peel, Arkansas. He was wanted on charges of sexual battery and statutory rape in Lewis County, Tennessee. Blanchard assumed the name of Mickey Lee Sutton more than 12 years ago and alluded capture for more than 14 years until U.S. Marshals brought his run to a halt.
 
  March 27, 2008 - George A. Julien was arrested by investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force (MLFTF). Julien was wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) for Aggravated Battery from an incident in July of 2006 and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Aggravated Burglary, and Illegal Use of a Weapon in connection with a December 3, 2006 incident.
 
  March 26, 2008 - Decatur, GA  - On March 26, 2008, Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) arrested Kevin Armstead while he washed cars on Covington Highway in Decatur, Georgia. Acting on tips that were called in to America’s Most Wanted (AMW) this past Saturday night, U.S. Marshals SERFTF investigators managed to surround and arrest Armstead swiftly as he detailed a vehicle on Covington Highway. Armstead is wanted by the Baltimore City Police for First Degree Murder. He is accused of being a member of three man group who shot and killed local handy man and community figure over an altercation regarding drug sales turf.
 
  March 25, 2008 - James Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Kevin Boykins. Boykins was arrested today, March 25, by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in Columbus, Ohio. On October 25, 2007, the Jackson County West Virginia Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Boykins charging him with Failure to Appear for Indictment.
 
  March 24, 2008 - David McDowell was arrested by investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force (MLFTF). McDowell was wanted by the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office (EFPSO) for failure to comply with a court order. McDowell was considered a “Dead-Beat Dad” and owed in excess of $70,000.00 in back child support. The warrant was issued in May of 2007 and McDowell went on the run.
 
  March 21, 2008 - On March 20, 2008 at approximately 4:30 pm, Deputy U.S. Marshals arrested Reginald Cooper at the Greyhound Bus Depot in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Cooper, 32 years of age, was taken into custody based upon an arrest warrant issued in Maryland charging him with Attempted Murder (Firearm).
 
  March 20, 2008 - On 03/12/2008 the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force along with Task Force Officers from the Temple Police Department arrested James Mendoza at a hotel in Killeen TX. Mendoza was indicted by a federal grand jury for 2 counts of Possession With Intent to Distribute (PWITD) Cocaine and Weapons charges. Mendoza is also wanted for questioning concerning death threats made against a Temple Police Department narcotics officer.
 
  March 19, 2008 - On March 18, 2008, members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Martin “Big Marty” Duncan at the apartment of a relative in College Station, Texas. Duncan is charged as the main distributor in a major drug conspiracy centering in the B.W. Cooper Housing Projects in New Orleans from 1994 through 2003.
 
  March 18, 2008 - Deputy U.S. Marshals in Oklahoma captured accused child molester Bobby Kennedy, 29, at a residence in Lawton, OK. Deputy U.S. Marshals began hunting for Kennedy in March 2006, at the request of the Apache Junction Police Department.  In 2005 an arrest warrant was issued by the Pinal County Superior Court after Kennedy failed to appear for a court hearing. Kennedy, who was employed as a teacher and youth pastor at the Morning Star Academy Charter School, had been arrested by the Apache Junction Police Department after allegations were made that he molested students at the Morning Star Academy.
 
  Photograph of Miguel Mateos-MartinezMarch 14, 2008 -While committing an armed robbery, Miguel Mateos-Martinez allegedly shot a store owner to death, despite her full cooperation with his demands for money. This crime was particularly brutal as the proprietor was shot in front of her two young siblings. This vicious murder has landed him on the U.S. Marshals list of 15 Most Wanted Fugitives. Read More | Wanted Poster | Additional Photos
 
  March 13, 2008 - Atlanta, GA – On March 12, 2008, Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service working with the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Jamaican Fugitive Apprehension Team (JFAT) captured Jillian Andrea Hill in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Jillian Hill was wanted by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office for homicide. On April 21, 2007 after 4:00 a.m., Jillian Hill in concert with her half sister, Sheneka Baker-Sharp, is believed to have killed Ahmad Rashed Hill by shooting him in the back of the head.
 
  March 13, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by Philadelphia Police Department for Rape and Sexual Assault of a Minor Child was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Riceboro, Georgia.
 
  March 12, 2008 - Charles Mike Law was arrested today by members of the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). The 55 year old was wanted by authorities for Felonious Assault. The warrant for Law stems from what U.S. Marshals Service Assistant Chief Cathy Jones called a “Drug deal gone bad.” On February 25, 2008 Law was attempting to buy illegal narcotics when he allegedly shot the narcotics dealer twice in the head at close range.
 
  March 12, 2008 - Statement of the Honorable John F. Clark, Director United States Marshals Service Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

"Chairman Mollohan, Ranking Member Frelinghuysen, and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the President’s Fiscal Year 2009 budget request for the United States Marshals Service (USMS). As you know, the missions of the Service are diverse, the challenges we face significant, and our accomplishments many. I look forward to discussing how we, together, can address the critical issues facing our organization and provide the resources necessary to meet its growing demands, in the competent and professional manner the public expects." Read More
 
  March 11, 2008 -  Atlanta, GA – At approximately 7:15 p.m., on March 11, 2008, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Brian Shane Powers, 32. During the arrest a USMS investigator in fear for his life fired at Powers as he attempted to injure the investigator with a motor vehicle.
 
  March 10, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) along with the New Braunfels Police Department (NBPD) SWAT team arrested Adam Torres in New Braunfels Monday afternoon.  Torres came to the attention of the LSFTF at the request of the Seguin Police Department. Torres had recently gone AWOL from the military and had accumulated criminal charges in connection with domestic violence. Torres even broke into his estranged wife’s home in violation of a protective court order in Seguin. Until today, Torres had successfully evaded authorities both in vehicles and on foot. 
 
  March 10, 2008 - PENSACOLA, FL - For the second time in three months, The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force of Pensacola arrested fugitive James Paul “P.J.” Peloquin. The Marshals Task Force originally arrested Peloquin in December of last year in the Floridatown area of Santa Rosa County on an Okaloosa County warrant for Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and Fleeing and Eluding.
 
  March 7, 2008 - Suspected by San Diego Police Department in a 2003 brutal murder and on the run for almost 5 years, Enrique Arujo Aguirre could hide no longer. Early this morning members of the U.S. Marshals, Litchfield Police Department, and Meeker County Sheriff’s Department arrested Aguirre outside his trailer.
 
  March 6, 2008 - Early this morning members of the HEAT Fugitive Task Force consisting of state and local partners led by the U.S. Marshals captured escapee Frank Banashley Jr., in a motel in Mesa.  Officers began hunting for Banashley Jr. in early February when he escaped from a half-way house in Phoenix, where he was ordered to reside at immediately prior to his release from prison. Early this morning, Deputies developed information that Banashley Jr. was hiding at a motel in Mesa, at which time he was arrested without incident.
 
  March 6, 2008 -  Roger Alan Scherner, of Carmel, Calif., was tracked to Panama City, Florida, on information provided by the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force (PNWFAT) in Seattle.   Scherner was arrested and is currently being held at the Bay County Jail facing extradition back to Washington State.  King County, Washington prosecutors believe Scherner may have molested multiple members of his own extended family as far back as 1966. 
 
  March 5, 2008 - John Walter Wynn was arrested without incident Monday night in Conway. Wynn, 41, was the subject of a February 2006 Prince George County (Maryland) warrant for murder. Wynn is alleged to have shot his female victim multiple times before fleeing Maryland and eventually landing in Conway. He had been a fugitive for over two years.
 
  March 4, 2008 -  The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrest of Carnel Davis in Birmingham Alabama by the Gulf Coast Regional Task Force. Davis was wanted by the Killeen Police Department as a suspect in a murder that occurred on September 22nd of 2006 in Killeen Texas. 
 
  March 3, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service Mid-South Fugitive Task Force (MSFTF) wants to send a message to predatory fugitives – your predatory days are numbered because the MSFTF is looking for you! Since November, 2007 the MSFTF has located and apprehended 42 local predatory fugitives wanted for sex crimes. Twenty three of these predatory fugitives were wanted for violations of the Sexual Offender Registry while seven were wanted for Rape of a Child, five for Aggravated Sexual Battery, three for Sexual Battery, two for Rape, and the additional two for Aggravated Statutory Rape, and Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure. In addition, to their other charges, two of these offenders were also wanted for incest.
 
  March 3, 2008 -  The Mid-South Fugitive Task Force and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation requests the public’s help in locating father and son fugitives, Winfred and Akeem-Abou Scott. They are charged in Memphis with Rape of a Child and have been wanted since July 14, 2004 after they fled Memphis during the investigation. Both are also on the TBI Top Ten Most Wanted list. Anyone with information on the Scotts can call 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463) or the MSFTF at (901) 544-3304.
 
  March 3, 2008 - Niceville, FL - Early Monday morning, the U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force caught up with a fugitive they had been trying to capture since October. William Jason Adams of Edge Avenue in Niceville was arrested at about 1 a.m. when the Task Force and Patrol Deputies from the Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office found him hiding in an attic of another house on Edge Avenue.
 
  March 3, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of a man wanted in Sullivan County New Hampshire regarding charges involving sexual battery on a child. Brian Wesley Morey was being sought on 2 counts of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault by local authorities in the town of Newport in New Hampshire. 
 
  February 29, 2008 - Ricardo Jaimes of Edinburg, TX, was arrested yesterday evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident. The Task Force received information from the U.S. Marshals Service, Grand Rapids office advising that Jaimes, the remaining fugitive in a drug conspiracy, had fled from a November 2007 federal indictment handed down in the United States District Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additional information indicated Jaimes would temporarily be in the Buda area. The Task Force initiated surveillance in and around Buda after it was learned what vehicle he would possibly be in. After extensive surveillance throughout the week, Jaimes’s vehicle was observed entering the Cabela’s parking lot where he was surrounded and taken into custody.
 
  February 29, 2008 - Jorge O. Benavides of Buda, a fourth suspect identified in last weeks kidnapping and ransom of a 74-year old Williamson County man recovered in San Antonio, was arrested outside his home in the 300 block of Cody Lane, in Buda, Texas this evening at approximately 5:15pm by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Benavides was taken into custody without incident after extensive surveillance by the Task Force throughout the day culminated in Benavides’s arrest shortly after he departed his residence.
 
 
  February 28, 2008 -  John Loyd, U S Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announces that Vance Wade Moore, a registered sex offender, is in U.S. Marshal custody today following the extensive manhunt of this armed fugitive. 
 
 

February 28, 2008 - An international manhunt for a New Zealand man accused of murdering his wife and abandoning his daughter came to an end this morning in Chamblee, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.

 
  February 28, 2008 - Christopher Michael Hennessy was arrested by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force in Houston, TX. Hennessy was wanted by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office on arrest warrants for probation violation / motion to adjudicate guilt, instant offense of sexual assault of child, possession of controlled substance, and failure to comply with sex offender registration laws.
 
  February 27, 2008 - New Orleans, LA metro area: On the morning of February 27, 2008, the U.S. Marshals Service Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) with assistance from the Kenner Police Department arrested Ricky Johnson (AKA: Ricky Thomas Miles) 42 years old at his place of business on Williams Blvd. Kenner, Louisiana. Johnson was wanted on a 1994 warrant out of Shelby County (Memphis, TN) charging him with the rape of a child. Investigators in Tennessee allege that Johnson committed the rape over a two year period with a female child between the ages of 8-10 years old.
 
  February 28, 2008 - Atlanta, GA - On February 28, 2008, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Middle District of Florida and the United States Coast Guard captured Derron Keenan Williams as he attempted to flee the country.
 
  February 28, 2008 -Memphis – U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) and Indianapolis Metro Police (IMPD) arrested Memphis murder suspect Gary “Little Bud” Bohanon, 20, who was wanted for the October 17, 2007 first degree murder of Ronald Moore in Memphis Tennessee. the U.S. Marshals’ Mid-South Fugitive Task Force located in Memphis, developed information that Bohannon was staying in the Indianapolis area and requested the assistance of U.S. Marshals’ GLRFTF and the IMPD Wednesday afternoon. Deputy U.S. Marshals and police observed Bohanon leaving the home of the Indiana Pacers’ forward and former University of Memphis Basketball player Shawne Williams around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
 
  February 28, 2008 - U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) and Indianapolis Metro Police (IMPD) arrested Memphis murder suspect Gary “Little Bud”  Bohanon, 20, who was wanted for the October 17, 2007 first degree murder of Ronald Moore in Memphis Tennessee.
 
  February 26, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of Joshua Seibles.  This reward is in addition to the reward already being offered by Crimestoppers. Seibles is the subject of a Kershaw County warrant for Escape. Investigators believe that Seibles could still be in Columbia in the area of West Beltline Boulevard and Two Notch Road. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Seibles should call the Marshals at 803-765-5821 or Crimestoppers at 888-559-TIPS (8477).
 
  February 26, 2008 - The US Marshals Tampa Bay Area Fugitive Task Force (TBAFTF)and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office combined efforts and located and arrested Israel Trejo without incident.  Investigators for the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office stated that fugitive Trejo was charged with over 80 counts of Rape on his biological children.  
 
  February 25, 2008 - Weatherford- Parker County Special Crimes Unit (SCU) Investigators and U.S. Marshals arrested a Mineral Wells couple in western Parker County Thursday afternoon February 21st ending the fugitives four (4) year run from North Carolina authorities after being wanted in connection with a Child Abuse case in 2004.  According to Sheriff Larry Fowler the case reportedly stemmed from a 2000 child abuse investigation in Gastonia North Carolina where the pair apparently fled.  Gastonia Detectives involved with the case learned the possible whereabouts of the couple last week and notified the U.S. Marshals Office in Charlotte, North Carolina, who coordinated efforts with the U.S. Marshals Service Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team.  Sheriff Fowler said the investigation was a text book example of collateral efforts and commended the U.S. Marshals Strike Team in Ft. Worth, Charlotte North Carolina, the Gastonia Police Department and the SCU.
 
  February 25, 2008 - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) is pleased to announce that the USMS sponsored Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force caught up with two individuals suspected in the murder of Christopher Duncan. Deputy Marshals from the Brownsville, Texas Office were out looking for this couple based on leads developed Saturday in Corpus Christi after an additional suspect, Robert Patrick White was arrested.
 
  February 25, 2008 - An Ascension Parish fugitive surrendered to authorities one year to the day that he began his flight from justice. Bobby Jo Weatherton walked up to the U.S. Courthouse in Memphis, Tennessee and told a security guard that he watched himself on the FOX television show America’s Most Wanted and was tired on running. Weatherton has been the target of a major investigation led by the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office since February 24, 2007.  Weatherton was wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for attempted 1st degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape.
 
  February 24, 2008 - Major Case fugitive Bobby Weatherton surrendered to authorities at the US Courthouse in Memphis, Tennessee. Weatherton was wanted by the Ascension Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff’s Office for Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Aggravated Rape, and Aggravated Kidnapping. Weatherton was also wanted for violations of federal probation.
 
  February 23, 2008 - Investigators from the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Technical Operations Group (TOG) arrested Ronald Shearon in Jackson, Mississippi. Shearon was wanted by the Louisiana State Police for manslaughter and hit and run.
 
  February 22, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended an Escambia County man early this morning that is wanted in connection with an attempted homicide in Pensacola. Task Force Officers from Okaloosa and Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Ft Walton Beach Police Department and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found Williams hiding under a bed in the home. While searching for Williams, Task Force Officers identified another wanted fugitive inside the residence, Pamela Snider Shepherd, 52, who is wanted for violating her probation in Okaloosa County.
 
  February 21, 2008 - A Crime Stoppers tip received by U.S. Marshals in South Florida led to the arrest of Papouche Edmond in Polk County. The U.S. Marshals Tampa Bay Area Fugitive Task Force (TBAFTF) received information that Edmond was in the Tampa Bay Area. Further investigations led Deputy Marshals to believe that Edmond was in Polk County Florida. Papouche Edmond, 21 was wanted in on 5 warrants. The warrants were for lewd battery on a child under 12, aggravated child abuse causing great bodily harm, impregnating a minor, aggravated battery and tampering with evidence.
 
  February 21, 2008 - Atlanta, GA - On February 21, 2008, investigators from the U.S. Marshals, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Rutherford County, TN Sheriff’s Department participated in the fugitive investigation and capture of Jerry Jones, 51. Additionally, Jones’ daughter Madison Kerr, 4, was recovered. Jones was originally wanted by Hall County for a bond violation which was based on an original charge of four counts of child molestation. Jones, a school teacher, is believed to have molested several 8 and 9 year old girls. Additionally, Jones was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution.
 
  February 20, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 38 year old Hayward Murphy in San Antonio based on information developed by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force (GCVOTF) in Laredo, Texas. Hayward Murphy has been on the run since June 22, 2007 when he failed to show up for a Federal Court hearing that was scheduled in Laredo, Texas.
 
  February 20, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 23 year old Travis Robinson of Thurston County, Washington, at a Greyhound Bus Station in San Antonio. Robinson was wanted on numerous felony warrants in Washington. Robinson was charged on February 14th, 2008 with Extortion, 3 Felony Counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and 2 Felony Counts of Telephone Harassment.
 
  February 20, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) is pleased to announce that 33 year old Bobby James Carr was arrested today by the United States Marshals Service (USMS) sponsored San Diego Fugitive Task Force in San Diego, California after being on the run since 2000.
 
  February 20, 2008 - OKALOOSA, FL -The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested four fugitives while conducting a mini round-up last night and seized narcotics consisting of crack cocaine, powder cocaine, marijuana; as well as over thousand dollars in cash.
 
  February 17, 2008 - Maryland State Police were searching for Jacob Corey Gordon, 28, who they say brutally raped a woman seven years ago. After the airing of America’s Most Wanted (AMW) on Saturday, the U.S. Marshals Tampa Bay Area Fugitive Task Force (TBAFTF) received notification from AMW that Gordon was in the Tampa Bay Area.  On February 17, 2008, Gordon was located and arrested by Deputy U.S. Marshals and Tampa Police.
 
  February 15, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended a man today who had been running form the law for 11 years. Ronald Gates is wanted in Escambia County on a Violation of Probation warrant, dated April of 1996. The Task Force came across Gates while searching for another fugitive, Marshall Miles Jones, at a mobile home park on the 1500 block of 50th Avenue in Pensacola. Gates, 50, was originally charged with the probation violation in 1996 when he was accused of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Criminal Mischief. Earlier in the day, the Task Force arrested John Wesley Washington, 42, who violated his parole. Washington is a convicted Sexual Predator.
 
  February 15, 2008 - “This is another example of outstanding investigative work”, said U.S. Marshal Seroyer. “This fugitive escaped approximately seven years ago, fled to another Country, changed his identity and returned to the United States. Our investigators never quit working on him and they finally got a break several weeks ago. After determining Vargas’s new identity we located him in a small town in North Carolina. We forwarded that information to the Marshals in Charlotte. They were able to take him into custody safely. He seemed very surprised when the Marshals approached him and called him by his real name,” added U.S. Marshal Seroyer.
 
  February 15, 2008 - Frederick, MD. - A man who has been charged with Rape of a child less than13 years of age in Greene County, Virginia was captured this morning at an Econo Lodge Hotel in Frederick, Maryland. Working on a lead provided by the U.S. Marshal’s Service from the Western District of Virginia, members of the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, Greenbelt Division responded to the hotel early this morning to find Andre Alexander Williams held up in the hotel with a female companion. Williams was taken into custody without incident.
 
  February 14, 2008 - DECATUR, GA - At approximately 7:00 PM last night, members of the U.S. Marshals’ Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) and officers from the DeKalb County Police Department arrested Darryl Anthony Green, 20, at an apartment in Decatur, GA. Green was wanted by the Glynn County Police Department in Brunswick, GA for one count each of aggravated assault by shooting, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, criminal damage to property, criminal attempt to commit rape, and false imprisonment. He was also wanted by the United States Air Force for desertion after he absconded from active duty while serving in an enlisted capacity at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, NC.
 
  February 08, 2008 - U.S. Marshals from Houston, TX arrested Jeremy Lynn Branum just north of Houston, at a mobile home park in Magnolia. Branum was wanted for Sexually Assaulting a young girl in Odessa in January, 2007.
 
  February 08, 2008 - U.S. Marshals and members of the Topeka, Kansas Police Department arrested Geechie Devaine Templeton at an apartment complex in Topeka, Kansas. Templeton was wanted for the November 9th, 2007 murder of Gabriel Hernandez in Odessa.
 
  February 08, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 51 year old Ruben Vela in San Antonio late Thursday night. Ruben Vela was captured by LSFTF members and San Antonio Police Department Officers to include Repeat Offenders Program (ROP) Detectives and Patrol Officers. Vela was the target of an investigation by the Waco Police Department. Investigators developed an address for Vela in San Antonio and utilized their reach through the Waco Division of the LSFTF to capture Vela. Vela is charged with 7 separate warrants of Indecency with a Child.
 
  February 07, 2008 - Beaverton, Oregon - Wilfredo DeJesus Santos was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force. Santos was wanted on a February 1, 2008 Yakama County warrant for first degree rape and or molestation of a child.  Upon request, the U.S. Marshals adopted the case and within hours found Santos hiding under a pile of clothes in a bedroom closet at a family member’s townhouse.
 
  February 07, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Blue Ridge Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (BRFAST) task force and Lynchburg Police Department Officers acting on a lead from Georgia, rescued a 5 year old girl who had been abducted in Georgia over four years ago. Georgia investigators allege that the girl was abducted by her maternal grandparents when she was one year old and authorities have been looking for her ever since.
 
  February 06, 2008 - The reputed head of a North Charlotte drug distribution organization was apprehended early this morning in New York. Twenty-nine year old Roscoe Abell was indicted in early 2007 in connection with an organized gang distributing drugs in the Hidden Valley area of Charlotte. He was also wanted on outstanding federal warrants for violating supervised release stemming from a previous conviction.
 
  February 06, 2008 - An Arkansas man, wanted for the 2005 sexual assault of a physically helpless person, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Phoenix High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force at an apartment in Phoenix.  Marlin Cash, 26, was wanted on a felony warrant by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office in Little Rock, Arkansas for Sexual Assault.
 
  February 05, 2008 - On 02/01/08, investigators from the San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force (SDRFTF) arrested Raymond Young. Young was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for his role in the armed robbery of a pharmacy.  Also on 02/01/08, Denako “Mutt” Duheart surrendered with his attorney at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Duheart was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for 1st Degree Murder, conspiracy to commit 1st Degree Murder and Aggravated Kidnapping.
 
  February 05, 2008 - Frederick Middlebrooks Jr. was arrested in Cincinnati by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). SOFAST is a team of law enforcement officers led by the United States Marshals Service. Middlebrooks was arrested in Cincinnati, Ohio, without incident. An arrest warrant for Middlebrooks was issued in Columbus, Ohio on February 3, 2008 for rape of a child under 13.
 
  February 05, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) along with the San Antonio Police Department's (SAPD’s) Repeat Offenders Project (ROP) and Gang Unit arrested Elijah Mackey on Federal and State Warrants. Elijah Mackey, 29, is no stranger to law enforcement. Mackey has a criminal history that includes numerous arrests for assaults as well as drug arrests.
 
  February 05, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by Savannah Police Department for Armed Robbery was arrested by members of Atlanta U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Jonesboro, GA.  Terrell Mack, 19, was being sought on two warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with two Armed Robberies that occurred on January 13, 2008.
 
  February 05, 2008 - A fugitive wanted by Savannah Police Department for Aggravated Assault was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Glennville Police Department in Glennville, GA. Thomas Brown, 20, was being sought on two warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with two Aggravated Assaults that occurred on December 20, 2007.
 
  February 04, 2008 - Darryl Gordon, 46, of Crawford County, Arkansas was taken into custody by agents with the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) along with U.S. Naval Criminal Investigation Service (NCIS) at the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia.  Gordon was being sought by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Service River Valley Fugitive Task Force in Fort Smith, Arkansas, for 10 counts of Sexual Assault 2nd Degree.
 
  January 30, 2008 - James Nelson Petty II, a 33 year-old white male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force, at the Silver Spur RV Park located in Silverton, Oregon. Incident to arrest, two minor children who had been listed as “Endangered Missing” on the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) website, were taken safely into protective custody.
 
  January 29, 2008 - When Homicide Suspect and Mexican Mafia Gang Member David Sauceda escaped from the Bexar County Jail on October 28, 2007, he quickly linked up with his girlfriend Angela Jaime and her two young boys ages 3 and 4.  On January 26, 2008, David Sauceda was arrested near his residence in Mexico but Angela Jaime was not present.  On January 29, 2008, Angela Jaime was arrested by United States Marshals Service personnel from the Laredo Office at the Port of Entry in Laredo. Jaime will be brought back to Bexar County today to answer her charges.
 
  January 29, 2008 - The United States Marshal for the District of Puerto Rico is pleased to announce that the United States Marshals led Puerto Rico Fugitive Task Force (PRFTF) has arrested another member of their “Top Ten Most Wanted” list, Fernando Santiago-Rios. Santiago-Rios was wanted by the Puerto Rico Police Department since June of 2006 as a member of a multi-kilogram cocaine conspiracy and on four weapons charges.
 
  January 27, 2008 - January has been a very successful month for the U.S. Marshals and a nightmare come true for two fugitives on the run. In a mere 11 days, the U.S. Marshals captured two of their “15 Most Wanted” fugitives. While this is an amazing feat in and of itself, what makes it even more impressive is they traveled over international borders into Mexico to get the wanted criminals. 
 
  Sauceda - CapturedJanuary 27, 2008 - Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals coordinated the apprehension and capture of a “15 Most Wanted” fugitive Saturday in Mexico. David Sauceda, a jail escapee facing murder charges, was detained by Mexican authorities when a joint, international law enforcement effort found him in Tangacicuaro, Michocan, Mexico.
 
  January 25, 2008 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested former Pearl Mississippi Correctional Officer Jennifer Readus in San Antonio. In 2006, Jennifer Readus was a Correctional Officer employed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, Mississippi. On November 9, 2006, a warrant was issued for her arrest after Readus failed to appear in Rankin County Circuit Court to answer an indictment charging Readus with Sexual Activity between a Law Enforcement Officer and a Prisoner.
 
  January 25, 2008 - San Antonio, TX -  The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) along with the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers announce the arrest of homicide suspect, Juan Manual Garcia.
 
  January 25, 2008 - On 1/22/08, investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force arrested Antoine Sims. Sims was wanted by the Baton Rouge (Louisiana) Police Department for attempted 1st Degree Murder, aggravated kidnapping, false imprisonment, aggravated battery, and theft.  Also on 1/22/08, investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force arrested Shawn Hammond. Hammond was wanted by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) for 2nd Degree Murder.
 
  January 24, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals Service Western District of Louisiana Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST) with assistance from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lake Charles City Police Department arrested New Orleans Police Department murder suspect, Dominick Allen, 23 years old, in Sulphur, Louisiana based on a collateral lead sent by the U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF).
 
  January 20, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of a man wanted in Escambia County regarding charges involving sexual battery and child abuse. Jowhar Jasiri Franklin was being sought for Sexual Battery by a Custodian on a Child Under 12 Years Old, Child Abuse Causing Great Bodily Harm and Failure to Appear for Child Abuse charges.
 
  January 19, 2008 - Terry Lowry, 59, was taken into custody this morning in Allendale County. Lowry, a native of Norman Park (GA), is alleged to have escaped from the Federal Correctional Institution in Estill on Tuesday, January 15. Deputies believe that he had been living in the woods since he was discovered missing from Estill earlier this week. Lowry was serving a 54 month federal sentence on cocaine charges that originated in the Southern District of Georgia.
 
  January 18, 2008 - The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Squad and the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force nabbed a third and  fourth suspect Friday in the slayings of two DeKalb County police officers.  William Maurice Woodard and Mario O'Brian Westbrook who have been charged in the murders of Officers Ricky Bryant, Jr. and Eric Barker, were arrested on Friday, January 18, 2007. .
 
 

January 18, 2008 - The Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force arrested Stephen Hershel Neff (36) this afternoon in Des Moines’s south side.   Neff was being sought on an arrest warrant issued in Warren County in reference to a vehicle theft there.  Neff is the fourth Metro’s Most Wanted fugitive arrested by the Task Force in ten days.

 
  January 17, 2008 - Indianapolis, IN - District U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) personnel, USMS task force personnel, and Electronic Surveillance Unit (ESU) personnel assisted the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in arresting Zarumin Coleman, age 21. Coleman was arrested on outstanding warrants charging him with Escape, Robbery, and Criminal Confinement. More importantly, Coleman is also a significant “person of interest” in a quadruple homicide which occurred this past Monday.
 
  January 16, 2008 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents captured Heriberto Castro-Arellano, 34, in Phoenix, AZ. Heriberto Castro-Arellano, a Mexican national and member of an organized kidnapping ring, was wanted in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico for kidnapping and murder. According to Mexican authorities Castro-Arellano was wanted in connection with a kidnapping for ransom that occurred in March 2000, which resulted in the strangulation death of the cousin of Castro-Arellano.
 
  January 15, 2008 - 15 Most Wanted Arrest - Touted as one of the best places to do business in Central America, Queretaro, Mexico, proved to be just the opposite for longtime drug kingpin Craig “Little Dude” Petties. Petties’ “business” in the international drug trade ended there with his arrest by Mexican authorities this past weekend. The arrest was announced today by David Kustoff, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, Andrew Dimond, Resident Agent in Charge of the DEA’s Memphis Resident Office, and David G. Jolley, United States Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee.
 
  January 14, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Kenneth Henderson Miller, 49 years old, at approximately 8:00am on January 14, 2008. Miller was wanted for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Breaking and Entering, and Robbery. The charges all stemmed from a September 21, 2007 home invasion robbery that Miller allegedly committed in Newport News, Virginia.
 
  January 11, 2008 - Okaloosa County, FL - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force captured a North Carolina man suspected of robbing another man and then pistol whipping him 2 months ago in Wilmington, North Carolina. A warrant from Wilmington charges Marcus Antone Williams aka “Smoke” with Armed Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault with Serious Bodily Injury and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.  Williams has two prior convictions for robbery with a firearm and is currently on state parole in North Carolina.
 
  January 11, 2008 - San Antonio, TX – Today the United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Louisiana fugitive Albert Holmes (age 27) after making entry into a Seguin motel room at 5:45 a.m. Holmes is wanted in Ouachita Parrish, Louisiana, for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Theft.
 
  January 11, 2008 - On January 10th the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, Sherman, TX received word from the Alaska Fugitive Task Force that Christopher Lloyd Vineyard had been apprehended. Vineyard was apprehended at his place of employment in the Alyeska Resort of Girdwood, Alaska without incident. Vineyard has been wanted by the State of Texas for parole warrants based on Burglary of a Habitation and Aggravated Robbery. Vineyard and an accomplice had robbed the victim using a 9mm pistol. Vineyard faces the additional charges on Harris County Texas indictment of aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.
 
  January 10, 2008 - Forty-one year old JD Todd of Ben Wheeler, TX was arrested today in Tyler, TX. Todd was wanted by Van Zandt County authorities for Criminal Attempt/Indecency with a Child (3rd Degree Felony) and Improper Photo/Visual Recording of a Child (State Jail Felony). Mr. Todd was booked into the Smith County Jail at 12:00 p.m. today.
 
  January 10, 2008 - LaGrange, GA - Members of the U.S. Marshals led Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) and officers from the LaGrange Police Department arrested Gary Doniel King, 19, in LaGrange. King was wanted by authorities in the Dutch colony of the Netherlands Antilles (NA), where he holds dual citizenship, as a member of a group that committed at least twenty five armed robberies on the island of St. Maarten from August, 2007 through November, 2007.
 
  January 10, 2008 - Dallas, TX - At a ceremony this afternoon at Dallas Police Department Headquarters, U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, of the 32nd District of Texas, along with U.S. Attorney Richard B. Roper and U.S. Marshal Randy Ely, both of the Northern District of Texas, presented a check representing $225,000 to Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle to continue funding the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.
 
  January 10, 2008 - A New Jersey man wanted by the Roanoke Police Department for Eluding Police, Failure to Appear in Court and being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm was located on Tuesday, January 8, at his mother’s residence in Camden by members of the U.S. Marshals New York - New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force following a lead from the U.S. Marshals office in Roanoke.  Phillip Carl Martin, 37, of Camden was located in an upstairs bedroom at approximately 6:30 am by task force officers.
 
  January 09, 2008 - A violent fugitive wanted on charges of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer and fleeing and eluding police has been arrested by a team of law enforcement officers led by the U.S. Marshals in Tampa, Florida. Michael Barnes, 21, of Lauderhill, FL was arrested after fleeing charges from Miami-Dade County after he led Miami Beach Police on a high speed chase on December 20, 2007. During this pursuit Barnes attempted to run over a police officer.
 
  January 09, 2008 - Mexico City – United States Marshals provided Mexican authorities with vital information leading to the capture of Otis Blunt at a hotel in Mexico City at 4:30 p.m. ET today. Blunt, 32, has been sought by New Jersey law enforcement officials since he and fellow prisoner Jose Espinosa, 20, staged a dramatic escape from the Union City New Jersey Police Jail on December 15, 2007. Prior to his escape, Blunt was being held on weapons charges in connection with a 2005 murder.
 
  January 09, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a credit union in Macon, GA, where the suspects cleaned out the bank of all its money. Merkuri Carl Stanback and Carmilla Davis are wanted by the Macon Police Department for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, and Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a felony.
 
  January 09, 2008 - A violent fugitive task force led by U.S. Marshals arrested Shane Allen Wessel in Marshalltown, IA. Wessel, one of Metro’s Most Wanted, was being sought on arrest warrants issued in Polk and Warren counties for various charges including Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Carrying Concealed Weapons, Eluding, and Theft.  Authorities are still seeking the public’s help in locating Stephen Hershel Neff (photo on right) wanted in Warren County on Theft charges. It is believed that Neff and Wessel had been on the run together since at least November 2007. Anyone with information on Neff’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force at 515-323-2897. Callers can remain anonymous. Stephen Hershel Neff
Stephen Hershel Neff
 
  January 08, 2008 - The close working partnership between the America’s Most Wanted television show and the United States Marshals Service has once again yielded dividends. Robert Falkner, 33, a fugitive recently profiled on the television show, was arrested today in his room at a Reno hotel. Falkner was wanted for a 2007 Assault With a Deadly Weapon on a Police Officer in Los Altos, California.
 
  January 08, 2008 - The Northwest Arkansas Sex Offender and Violent Crime Task Force announces the arrest of Jerry Wayne Strode, 54, a career criminal with over 40 arrests spanning back to 1968. Members of the River Valley Sex Offender Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service in Muskogee, Oklahoma arrested Strode early Tuesday morning at his work site near Poteau, Oklahoma.
 
  January 08, 2008 - A man on bond for Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) with a weapon out Broward County was arrested in Tampa. The U.S. Marshals Tampa Bay Area Fugitive Task Force (TBAFTF) coordinated with the, Tampa Police Department based on a leads sent from the U.S. Marshals Service out of Miami FL helped locate the fugitive in the Tampa Bay Area. Michael Barnes, 21 years old, was wanted for Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement, after leading Miami Beach Police Department on a high speed chase.
 
  January 07, 2008 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Jimmy Cash of Flomaton, Alabama. Cash, 48, was arrested by the Marshals Task Force and Flomaton Police Department at his home without incident. Cash is wanted on an Escambia County Florida warrant charging him with Battery or Domestic Battery by Strangulation, Battery on a Person 65 Years or Older, a felony charge of Cruelty Toward Child/Abuse Without Great Harm and two misdemeanor charges of Criminal Mischief with Property Damage.
 
  January 07, 2008 -  Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, announced today that Charles Kevin Kertell, age 48, formerly of Seffner, Florida, was sentenced in United States District Court by U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield to 33 months’ imprisonment for failing to register as a sex offender in violation of Title 18,United States Code, Section 2250.
 
  January 03, 2008 - The United States Marshal Service for the District of Delaware announced the arrest of 236 fugitives by the First State Fugitive Task Force for the year 2007.  Of the 236 arrests made by the task force this year, 16 were for homicide, 8 for rape, 13 for robbery, 6 for kidnapping, 76 for weapons charges and 27 for failing to register as a sex offender.
 
  December 21, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of three men in Tallahassee wanted in separate offenses within a 24 hour time period.  The United States Marshals Service spearheads the North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force which is comprised of law enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals Service, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee Police Department, and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office.
 
  December 20, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Jayvone Pickens. Pickens was wanted by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina for a murder that occurred in 2002. Since that time, Pickens has been on the run.
 
  December 20, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of Allen Keyshawn Wright.  Wright was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for violations of his terms of probation and felonious assault.
 
  SaucedaDecember 20, 2007 - Washington, D.C. – Landing on the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list is probably not what David Sauceda, 28, had in mind when he scammed his way out of a Texas jail using his cellmate’s identity. Sauceda’s ill-gotten freedom has been spent running from the long arm of the law and now he is one the most wanted fugitives in the country. There is a $25,000 reward being offered for information leading to his arrest, and all inquiries remain confidential. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the nearest U.S. Marshals Service office, or call the Marshals’ 24 hour phone line at 1-800-336-0102. Read More
 
  December 19, 2007 - Kenny Greene of Tallahassee, FL ran from U.S. Marshals just as they were arriving to arrest him. Greene was being housed at the Keaton Correctional Federal Half-Way house which was where the foot chase began. Greene evidently recognized the Deputy U.S. Marshals as they arrived on scene and went running from the half-way house North through some industrial areas off Springhill road to get away from them. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office quickly had their helicopter overhead and additional units from both the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and the Tallahassee Police Department assisted in the chase.
 
  December 18, 2007 - Portland, Maine – David Bruce Bowen was arrested at a bed and breakfast in Kingfield, Maine earlier today by members of the Southern Maine Violent Crime Task Force (SMVCTF) and Detectives from the Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department. Bowen was wanted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in connection with the October 1979 murder of eight-year-old Kenneth “Butch” Conrick. Numerous leads were followed over the years, but were unable to confirm any suspects until recently, when a DNA match linked Bowen to the crime.  For the past six months, Task Force members have worked closely with Lake County authorities to keep tabs on Bowen until a criminal case could be filed in Indiana. 
 
  December 17, 2007 - Waco, TX - The U.S. Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrest of 29 year old Adrian Scott Mclendon. Mclendon was wanted on numerous felony warrants by the Waco Police Department, Mclennan County Sheriff’s Office, Hill County Sheriff’s Office, and the Texas Department of Public Safety.  Mclendon was listed as one of the Waco Police Departments Top 10 most wanted fugitives and has an extensive violent criminal history.
 
  December 17, 2007 - Dallas, TX - On December 14, 2007 detectives with the Mesquite Police Department contacted the United States Marshals Service Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST) and requested assistance locating and arresting James Thetford. On December 13, 2007 Thetford entered and robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Mesquite. Thetford stole approximately $1100.00 before he fled from the bank.
 
  December 17, 2007 - On 12/12/2007, John Milton Stephens 41, a former NFL star and U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive was arrested on a state warrant issued by Shelby County authorities for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Stephens was apprehended in Greenwood, Louisiana by members of the U.S. Marshals Western Louisiana Fugitive Task Force.
 
  December 14, 2007 - Roanoke, VA - A 38 year old Patrick County woman was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Blue Ridge Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (BRFAST) task force and Patrick County Sheriff’s deputies this morning on an outstanding murder warrant from Daytona Beach, Florida. Juanita Lynn Liebman was arrested at the residence of her mother in Ararat, Virginia.
 
  December 13, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service has arrested an Elkton, Maryland man wanted for a murder that occurred in February 2007. Jamie Dontae Ringgold, 29, was wanted by Delaware State Police in the shooting death of 29-year-old Kevin A. Fields, of Bear.
 
  December 13, 2007 - Savannah, GA - A fugitive wanted by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Police Department for Murder was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force this morning December 13, 2007 at a Statesboro, Georgia address.  Lafayette Holt, 18, was being sought on a warrant issued in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania charging him with Murder that occurred on October 30, 2007.
 
  December 12, 2007 - Waco, TX - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrest of 28 year old Rico Doyle. Doyle was wanted by the Killeen Police Department for the murder of Tyrone Haskins which occurred on 09/30/2007 in Killeen, Texas. Doyle has a violent criminal history including arrests for armed robbery, weapons, and evading arrest and was considered to be armed and dangerous.
 
  December 11, 2007 - New Orleans, LA - On the morning of December 11, 2007, the U.S. Marshals Service Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Rico Doyle in New Orleans, Louisiana. Doyle was wanted on a murder warrant issued in Bell County Killeen, Texas. He has prior convictions in Louisiana for armed robbery and violation of his Louisiana parole.  Assistance is requested from the public in locating New Orleans native, Damiee Kendrick Johnson is is also implicated as a murder suspect. He is an 18 year old African American male with brown eyes, 5'05", and 150 pounds. Johnson's last address was in Killeen, Texas but prior to Hurricane Katrina he resided in the 2600 block of North Rocheblave New Orleans, Louisiana. There is a reward for information leading to his arrest and all information is anonymous.
 
  December 11, 2007 - Savannah, GA - A fugitive wanted by Savannah Police Department for Aggravated Assault was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Patrol Units and SCMPD Canine Units at an address on Alaska Street in Savannah, GA.
 
  December 10, 2007 - Tallahassee, FL - In an early morning operation, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force captured Marlon Olivera after forcing entry in an apartment.  Olivera was currently being sought by the Tallahassee Police Department for four counts of Sexual Battery, Kidnapping, Aggravated Stalking, and Battery. Olivera had been the target of a fugitive investigation by the U.S. Marshal’s North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force after the case was referred to the task force by the Tallahassee Police Department on December 6, 2007.
 
  December 10, 2007 - Houston, TX - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of Bertney Hill and Bonnie Strong; two suspects wanted in a murder that took place several weeks ago in Pensacola. The two alleged murderers were apprehended in a suburb just outside of Houston Sunday afternoon. Hill and Strong, who dubbed themselves, “Bonnie & Clyde”, are being sought for the murder of Patrick Williams that took place at the Oakwood Terrace Apartments several weeks ago.
 
  December 07, 2007 - Effective law enforcement teamwork lead to the arrest of  a fugitive wanted by Taunton, Massachusetts Police Department for Murder.  Timothy J. Cassidy, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Massachusetts Law Enforcement officers this afternoon, December 7, 2007 at a Pooler, Georgia motel. The case was referred to the U.S. Marshals Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force to help locate and arrest this subject. Leads generated by the Marshals Service Rhode Island Task Force indicated that Cassidy might be the Pooler/Savannah, Georgia area. They passed the information to the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Savannah, Georgia.
 
  December 07, 2007 - Albert Segura, 36, of Austin was apprehended by the Procuraduria General de Justicia del Estado de Coahuila (PGJE) last night in a Cuidad Acuna neighborhood without incident. Segura was expelled from the Republic of Mexico after immigration authorities determined Segura had no legal status to remain in Mexico. Segura was handed over at the Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas to the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force where Segura was formally arrested for a homicide that occurred in Travis County last month.
 
  December 06, 2007 - A major fugitive wanted on outstanding state charges for attempted premeditated first degree murder has been arrested by a team of Deputy U.S. Marshals and officers from the Miami Beach Police Department in Miami Beach, Florida. Michael Ipsan was being sought on a warrant issued in Miami-Dade County charging him with attempted premeditated first degree murder.
 
  December 06, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service has arrested a 45-year-old Wilmington man who was wanted for a bank robbery that occurred in Wilmington in September 2007. Antonio Logan was wanted by Wilmington Police for the robbery of Delaware National Bank located in Wilmington, DE on September 12, 2007.
 
  December 06, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and Toby L. Spencer, Sheriff for Darke County Ohio, announces the arrest of Zachary Lee Alder. Alder was wanted by the Darke County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office for violations of his terms of probation and wanted by the Randolph County, Indiana Sheriff’s Office for Sex Offender Registration Violations.
 
  December 06, 2007 - Members of the New Orleans Police Department Violent Offenders Warrant Squad (NOPD VOWS) and the U.S. Marshals Service Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested one of Crime Stoppers and the Metropolitan Crime Commission’s (MCC) most wanted fugitives, Bryan K. Hill, 28 years-old in New Orleans East. Approximately one ounce of crack cocaine and a small amount of marijuana were recovered in the apartment during his arrest.
 
  December 05, 2007 - On Tuesday, December 4, 2007, U.S. Marshals arrested Rashaan Taylor who was wanted by the Little Rock Police Department on a warrant issued on November 26, 2007 for the robbery, kidnapping and shooting at a local Wal-Mart shopping center. Rashaan Taylor was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Herrin, Illinois. Also assisting in the arrest were law enforcement officers from the Illinois State Police, Herrin Police Department and Williamson County Sheriffs office.
 
  December 05, 2007 - Richard Pate, 50, of Georgetown was arrested in the Costa Rican highlands outside of the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica. Pate’s arrest culminated a two and half year investigation ending with Pates arrest in Atena, Costa Rica by Costa Rican authorities on December 1st. Pate was arrested without incident and quickly deported to the United States for having no legal immigration status in Costa Rica. Pate stands charged in Williamson County pursuant to a June 2005 allegation that he sexually assaulted a child.
 
  December 05, 2007 - A man who escaped from Dillwyn Correctional Center in Buckingham County, Virginia on 11/16/2007 was arrested this morning at an abandoned home located in Richmond, VA. The arrest was the result of an intensive manhunt led by the U.S. Marshals Service from the Western District of Virginia and the United States Marshals Blue Ridge Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (BRFAST) and was a coordinated effort between the U.S.M.S and many local agencies.
 
  December 04, 2007 - After being released on bail, a warrant for arrest was issued for Troy Mott on November 20, 2007. After contacting numerous family members, a Portland Police Bureau detective assigned to the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force received a call from Troy Mott who said, “If the Marshals are after me this is serious and I am going to turn myself in.” Mott proved he was not a man of his word as U.S. Marshals in Nevada arrested him today as he left a Las Vegas residence.
 
  December 04, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 23 year old Kamari Harp. Harp was wanted by the Temple Police Department for the felony charge of Aggravated Robbery.
 
  December 04, 2007 - A four month search for a Baton Rouge man wanted for murder ended in Jacksonville, Florida last night. The U.S. Marshals Service from Jacksonville arrested Christopher Downs, 28, at an apartment complex. Downs is wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for murder and attempted murder for his role in a shooting that occurred on July 29, 2007. Baton Rouge detectives say that Downs shot and killed Charles Okafor, Jr. A second man was shot in the arm, but survived his wounds.
 
  December 03, 2007 - James Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Quinton Peterson. Peterson was arrested at approximately 2pm today by U.S. Marshals in Columbus, Ohio. On November 30, 2007, the Huntington, West Virginia Police Department issued a warrant for Peterson charging him with First Degree Murder and First Degree Robbery.
 
  November 30, 2007 U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force finishes off the work week with investigative efforts that lead to multiple fugitive arrests. On November 29, 2007, Tyrone Lacaze, a New Orleans native wanted for multiple murders, was arrested in Ferriday, Louisiana by members of the Western District of Louisiana fugitive task force. On November 27, the task force's efforts also led to the arrest of Torey McKillion, wanted for aggravated rape in New Orleans, in Chicago, Illinois by the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. On November 29, the task force also arrested Khoi Hoang, on a New Orleans Police Department warrant for simple robbery.
 
  November 30, 2007 - Dr. Priya Ramnath an anesthesiologist at Woodland Hills Hospital in Lufkin was arrested at the hospital by the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force and members of the Lufkin Police Department. Dr. Ramnath was arrested without incident on a Warrant from Great Britain; the Warrant charges Dr. Ramnath with Manslaughter – Contrary to Common Law.
 
  November 27, 2007 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Service, West Virginia State Police, Martinsburg City Police and Sheperdstown Police departments targeted seven area fugitives resulting in six arrests.
 
  November 27, 2007 - U.S. Marshals Service Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST), along with members of the Dallas Police Department, arrested Corey Caldwell at the Lido Adult Theater in Dallas, TX. Caldwell was wanted by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office for Escape. The arrest ended a lengthy, joint fugitive investigation by the Dallas County Sheriffs Office and DFW FAST. 
 
  November 26, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - Less than one month after being named one of the U.S. Marshal’s 15 Most Wanted, fugitive Nelson “Boo” Youngblood is now behind bars thanks to a relentless law enforcement effort that spanned state lines.  Youngblood, 37, was charged with the brutal murder of Keisha Avery, 35, on May 19, 2007 in Shreveport, LA.
 
  November 20, 2007 - Members of the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force (MLAFTF) arrested Byron Williams in Baton Rouge. Williams was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, resisting arrest, and simple battery stemming from a domestic violence incident.
 
  November 19, 2007 - A man wanted for Federal Probation Violation out the District of West Virginia, Charleston was arrested in Wesley Chapel Florida. Matthew Paul Morris, 35 years old, was wanted for Federal Probation Violation for prior convictions of Bank Robbery, Narcotics charges, and Weapons Possession charges. Morris is the number one suspect in a recent murder in Okeechobee County.
 
  November 19, 2007 - Joseph Charles Rodgers, a fugitive wanted by the Savannah Chatham Counter Narcotics Teams on outstanding charges for Possession of Marijuana more than an Ounce, Possession and use of drug related objects, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Bloomingdale, GA.
 
  November 19, 2007 - A fugitive wanted on outstanding state charges for Armed Robbery and Aggravated Battery has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Savannah, Georgia.  Shahee Rakee Gordon, 20, was being sought on two warrants issued in Savannah, Georgia charging him with Armed Robbery and Aggravated Battery.
 
  November 17, 2007 - On November 16th, Adam Farouk Mikhail, 24 year-old-white male, was arrested for the charge of murder by members of the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force.  Mikhail was arrested without incident as he left his residence in Portland, Oregon.
 
  November 15, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Gregory Lynn Boyd; a fugitive wanted by authorities in Indiana for Child Molestation and Theft. The molestation warrant stems from allegations that Boyd, 43, impregnated a 12 year old girl in St. Joseph County, IN. 
 
  November 14, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals of Pensacola North Florida announce the arrest of Michael Stephen Johnson wanted in connection with a bank robbery yesterday afternoon in Pensacola.
 
  November 14, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested 56 year old Arturo Abundis. Abundis was wanted by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office for the felony charge of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.
 
  November 09, 2007 - Atlanta, GA - At approximately 3:00pm on November 9, 2007, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Atlanta Police Department arrested Vincent “Troy” Morris. Morris, 19, was named in a 39 count indictment that included seven murders and multiple armed robberies. Morris is named in 9 counts of the 39 count indictment. Two of those counts include charges for murder. Morris is also a Katrina evacuee and the youngest of those indicted.
 
  November 08, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals today announced the results of the latest Fugitive Safe Surrender initiative – this one taking place over three days in Washington, D.C. Fugitive Safe Surrender, a U.S Marshals program, encourages persons wanted for non-violent felony or misdemeanor crimes to surrender voluntarily to faith-based leaders and law enforcement in a church. From November 1-3, 530 persons took that opportunity and turned themselves in at the Bible Way Church in Northwest D.C.
 
  November 08, 2007 - Child pornographer Steven Yurick was arrested by the United States Marshals Mid South Fugitive Task Force today after a brief standoff. When U.S. Marshals Mid South Fugitive Task Force officers, Tennessee Highway Patrol Officers, and Chester County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at Yurick mother’s house on Main Street in Bethel Springs, TN they found Yurick hiding in an attic with a knife.
 
  November 7, 2007 - Atlanta, GA - At approximately 4:00pm on November 7, 2007, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Atlanta Police Department and the ATF VCIT arrested Daquan Stevens. Stevens was named in a 39 count indictment that included seven murders and multiple armed robberies. One of the murders that Stevens was charged with was the murder of Iraq war veteran, Ryan Harmon. Harmon, 24, was shot and killed by assault rifle fire in April of 2006 as he was driving through downtown Atlanta.
 
  October 31, 2007 - Phoenix, AZ – Late last night Deputy U.S. Marshals, Special Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Officers from the Arizona Department of Public Safety S.W.A.T. Team and the Phoenix Police Department captured career criminal and documented gang member Sheldon Hanshaw, 33, in the area of 7th St. and McDowell Rd in Phoenix.
 
  October 31, 2007 - New Orleans. Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force and New Orleans Police  Department haunt multiple criminals on Halloween morning fugitive outing. Dustin Lee, 18 years old, and Damien Lee, 22 years old. Dustin Lee was wanted on a murder warrant and his brother, Damien, was wanted as a principal to murder. Additionally while officers were at this shotgun double residence, they also arrested Trevis COLLOR, 22 years old, and Sebastian Cuveas, 25 years old, for being convicted felons in possession of a firearm.
 
  October 31, 2007 -  Through effective law enforcement teamwork, the U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony J. Martin (AKA: Corey Damond), in Bassfield, Mississippi. Martin was wanted on a warrant issued in Orleans Parish charging him with murder, five counts of attempted murder, and six counts of aggravated burglary.
 
  October 31, 2007 -  New 15 Most Wanted - Fugitive Nelson “Boo” Youngblood is receiving no treat on Halloween this year. The U.S. Marshals are looking to scare “Boo” Youngblood into custody by adding the accused murderer and parole violator to its “15 Most Wanted” fugitive list.  U.S. Marshal William R. Whittington of the Western District of Louisiana explained that even though Youngblood is on the Marshals’ list, the effort to bring him to justice is a cooperative one that will leave no stone unturned.
 
  October 31, 2007, Washington D.C. - The U.S. Marshals Service, assisted by federal, state and local law enforcement, arrested 6,406 fugitives and cleared 8,219 warrants in 27 operations across 22 states as part of Operation FALCON 2007.
 
  October 30, 2007- U.S. Marshals in Georgia, along with the Euharlee Police Department and the Barton County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Terry Ferguson near his home in Euharlee, Georgia. Ferguson was wanted by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office for sixteen counts of contractor fraud totaling over $500,000.00. The victims, fifteen from Orleans Parish and one from Jefferson Parish, had an average loss of over $30,000.00.
 
  October 29, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is offering a $2,000.00 reward for information that leads to the arrest of escaped accused killer, David Sauceda.  Sauceda escaped from the Bexar County Jail by posing as another inmate that had made bond. 
 
  October 29, 2007 - On Thursday, October 25, 2007, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Midland was contacted by U.S. Marshals from Corpus Christi with information that Bank Robbery suspect Richard Lawrence Randall may be in the Midland area, driving a white Cadillac with North Carolina license plates, and possibly armed.
 
  October 25, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - One of the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitives, escaped murderer Richard Lee McNair, was taken into custody in Canada today due to the determination – and stamina – of a pair of officers with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).  McNair, who had been spotted several times in Canada since his escape from a Louisiana prison in April 2006, was pulled over by RCMP officers this morning on a traffic stop in Campbellton, New Brunswick.
 
  October 25, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of John Chapman. Chapman was wanted by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority for violation of parole. Chapman was on parole due to original charges of conspiracy and drug trafficking. In 1991, Chapman’s whereabouts became unknown and he was declared a fugitive.
 
  October 22, 2007 - A fugitive wanted by Irvington Police Department in Irvington, New Jersey was arrested by U.S. Marshals Savannah office, the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department in Hardeeville, SC on October 22, 2007.
 
  October 20, 2007 - Tustin, CA - On October 19th, members of the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force assisted Tustin Police department in locating Noe Garcia-Moncada.  Moncada was arrested on two counts of Felony Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver involved in an Accident. 
 
  October 19, 2007 - An Orlando woman sought for the parental abduction of her three year old child was arrested this afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Phoenix HIDTA Task Force at her apartment in Phoenix.  Stephanie Simon, 36, was wanted on a felony warrant by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orlando, FL for custodial interference.
 
  October 18, 2007 - International fugitive and accused child rapist Kenneth John Freeman has been returned to the United States from China today, in the custody of Deputy U.S. Marshals and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents.  He is expected to be formally arraigned on his federal charges tomorrow morning in the U.S. District Court in Spokane, said James A. McDevitt, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, Karin Immergut, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, and Andy Miller, Benton County Prosecuting Attorney.
 
  October 18, 2007 - On October 16, 2007, United States Marshals Service (USMS) Deputies hunted down an alleged child molester.  Undre Demon Stewart, 23 years old, was wanted by the Tyler Police Department in Tyler, TX for three (3) counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.
 
  October 18, 2007 - Teams of federal law enforcement officers, including members of the United States Marshals Service (USMS), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the IRS Criminal Investigation Division, concluded their search of the Plainfield, NH, property formerly owned by Edward and Elaine Brown. The search and collection of evidence -- including the rendering safe of a large number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) -- was a painstaking process that lasted almost two weeks.
 
  October 16, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Austin resident Bravlio Briones. Briones is accused of getting into an argument with friends outside of the El Tijuana Bar in Austin on October 15, 2007. According to reports, Briones stabbed one man and ran over another man and then stabbed a third who tried to stop the fight. Another report states that Briones was shot in the arm, possibly by one of the victims.
 
  October 16, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and investigators from the Pensacola Police Department apprehended James William Hayes at an apartment complex in Crestview this morning. Hayes is a suspect in the October 6th armed robbery of the Advance America Cash Advance business on Creighton Road in Pensacola.
 
  October 16, 2007 -  The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Richard Allen Lyon at a residence on East River Drive in Navarre early this morning. In 1995, Lyon was convicted on two counts of Child Rape after sodomizing two young boys and sentenced to 15 years in state prison in Missouri.
 
  October 12, 2007 - Fugitive Sex Offender Robert St. Dennis was arrested in Wishram, WA by Deputy Marshals from the E/WA.  St. Dennis was wanted by the Copperas Cove, TX Police Dept. for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Texas and by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.
 
  October 12, 2007 - It seemed simple enough. If you’re on the run from the law, change your name and move to a different city. It worked for Jesus Thomas Bujanda-Saenz for twelve years. In June of 1995, he was charged with violating his probation on a stolen vehicle charge. Then in September of the same year, he was indicted by a Midland County Grand Jury, and arrested for Sexual Assault. When he made bond on that case, he decided that it was time to leave town and change his identity. What he didn’t plan on, was that the U.S. Marshal’s sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force would one day be on his trail.
 
  October 12, 2007 - U.S. Marshal Federico L. Rocha of the Northern District of California announces that on October 9th, 2007, the U.S. Marshals Service’s Northern California Fugitive Task Force (NCFTF) and North Carolina Task Force (NCTF) have captured North Carolina state fugitive Howard Kenneth Childress. Howard Childress was wanted out of Bladen County, North Carolina on warrants for Statutory Rape on minor, indecent liberties with a child, and crimes against nature.
 
  October 12, 2007 - Barry Craig Nielsen, 55, of Comal County was arrested without incident yesterday in Austin by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.  In February of 2006, a joint investigation with the Comal County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement discovered child pornography on Nielsen’s computers at his home in Bulverde, Texas.
 
  October 11, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) received the 2007 Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Unit of the Year Award at the annual Cincinnati Crime Stoppers Awards breakfast held on October 10, 2007. Accepting the award on behalf of the task force and its multiple federal, state, and local law enforcement partners was United States Marshal James Wahlrab, Southern District of Ohio.
 
  October 10, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service, supported by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Carson City Nevada Sheriff’s Department, announce the arrest of Wilbur James Ventling, aka John James Stewart, in Carson City, Nevada. Ventling, 62, of Carson City, Nevada, was arrested on October 9, 2007, for the May, 1979 rape of a nine year old girl in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.
 
  October 10, 2007 - U.S. Marshals arrested Russell Eugene Blessman today in Heber City, UT, approximately 40 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. Acting on a tip from a cooperating source, U.S. Marshals from Salt Lake City traveled to Heber City and located Blessman in a local motel room.  Blessman, 51, is charged with two counts of 2nd degree sexual abuse and one count of contempt of court in reference to an alleged violation of a no contact order.
 
  October 10, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) and the New Orleans Police Department arrested Bryan Bordere, 21 years old, after he briefly resisted arrest. Bordere was wanted by the New Orleans Police Department on a first degree murder warrant.
 
  October 09, 2007 - Edward Tovar Jr., 17, of Austin, suspected of fatally stabbing 24-year old John Reynero during an altercation in Southeast Austin on September 30th was arrested on October 9th, by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Northwest San Antonio. Tovar was taken into custody without incident.
 
  October 08, 2007 - U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted - Less than three weeks after being named to the U.S. Marshals “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list, serial bank robber and prison escapee Anthony “Tony” Ray Artrip is now in custody after U.S. Marshals Deputies, joined by state and local authorities, arrested him in a hotel in South Fayette Township, Pa., at approximately 2:30 p.m.
 
  October 04, 2007- Deputy U.S. Marshals from Delaware’s First State Fugitive Task Force and the New York/New Jersey Regional Task Force apprehended Shawn Morrison, 21 in Bethel Villa on Wilmington’s east side. Morrison, originally from the Bronx, was wanted by the NYPD for his involvement in a May 3rd, 2006 homicide in the Bronx.
 
  October 03, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of sexual offender, Christopher Lee Jackson.  When Jackson went missing, a lot of people became very concerned. With a previous conviction of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Jackson had been ordered by the court to register as a sex offender in Ector County, and to report any change of address to the probation office.
 
  October 02, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service has arrested a 20 year-old Newark man who was wanted for murder and attempted murder. Carl R. Dean, previously of Newark, DE was wanted by New Castle County Police for the murder of a 22 year-old man near Newark. Dean was also wanted by Wilmington Police for the attempted murder of a 21 year-old man in the City of Wilmington on January 28, 2006.
 
  October 01, 2007 - Washington, DC - At a ceremony tomorrow in Washington, DC’s “Hall of Justice,” nine U.S. Marshals employees will be honored for achievements ranging from apprehending a criminal during a violent shootout in Michigan, to streamlining an international network that returns hundreds of U.S. fugitives who fled abroad to avoid prosecution. “In recent years, U.S. Marshals have been tasked with additional law enforcement responsibilities that have showcased the courage, leadership, and determination of its workforce,” says agency Director John F. Clark. “The nine individuals honored tomorrow by Acting Attorney General Peter D. Keisler achieved some of the most notable of these accomplishments.”
 
  October 01, 2007 - On Saturday, September 29, 2007 a powerful new initiative took place at the Boy’s and Girls Club of Cleveland, Mount Pleasant Facility.  Operation 2nd Chance was a pilot program based upon the idea of United States Marshal Peter J. Elliott. Marshal Elliott worked with a collaboration of community partners to identify youths in Cleveland’s Ward 4 who were having behavior problems that may be a result of learning disorders. The program identified specific families in Ward 4 who had outstanding truancy and curfew warrants.
 
  September 28, 2007 - Lesvia Maldonado, the Acting United States Marshal for the District of Puerto Rico, and the Puerto Rico Police Department announce the arrests of Martina Encarnacion-Steemer and Jose Marcial-Lopez.  They were arrested today in the city of Orlando, Florida without incident by members of the Orange County Fugitive Task Force.
 
  September 27, 2007 - The Southern District of Texas U.S. Marshals Service arrested Steven Conerly, 23 years old, at an apartment in Houston, Texas. Conerly was wanted on a warrant out of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana charging him with second degree murder. He has prior convictions in Jefferson Parish for burglary and possession of narcotics and had recently been released from parole supervision.
 
  September 27, 2007 - Sandra Rosedale Gaitan, 24, of Houston was arrested in Round Rock by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the Round Rock Police Department. Gaitan was sought by the task force pursuant to a Capital Murder charge out of Harris County. An investigation initiated by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, a U.S. Marshals Service sponsored fugitive task force out of Houston determined Gaitan fled the area after a murder where Gaitan is alleged to have participated in the 2002 homicide of a 16 year old male in Houston. 
 
  September 25, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) with assistance from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell Thomas Mays Jr., 30 years old, at the West Jefferson Medical Center. Mays was wanted by the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Police Department on a murder warrant. He was visiting a patient at the hospital at the time of his arrest. Mays has a prior manslaughter conviction for which he served time with the Louisiana Department of Corrections.
 
  September 25, 2007 - Carlos Aguilera, 23, of Arizona was arrested by the Policia Ministerial de Tamaulipas, Child Abduction Response Team in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Working closely with their Mexican Law enforcement partners, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force out of Laredo developed information throughout the evening that Aguilera had fled from Austin to the Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo with a 23-month old girl who was kidnapped Sunday evening in Austin.
 
  September 24, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Joseph Lee Riddle; an Okaloosa County man wanted in connection with a sex offense that charges he had sexually assaulted an eleven year old child. Riddle is wanted on warrants from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office for Sexual Battery on a Child under 12 and Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a Child 12 Years or Younger. 
 
  September 24, 2007 - The oldest federal law enforcement organization, the U.S. Marshals, enters its 218th year. In a time of celebration, it also reflects a long heritage. The Judiciary Act, which created the federal judicial system, initiated the offices of U.S. Marshal and Deputy U.S. Marshal, on September 24, 1789. The first 13 U.S. Marshals were appointed by President George Washington shortly thereafter.
 
  September 21, 2007 - On Sept. 18, 2007, USMS Major Case Fugitive, Pedro Pete Hernandez surrendered to law enforcement at an International Port of Entry (POE) in Laredo, TX.  Hernandez was wanted by the City of Waco Police Dept. for Homicide and the USMS for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution. 
 
  September 20, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Fugitive Operations Team arrested Juan Carlos Ramirez in Flagstaff early this morning. Ramirez was wanted for the brutal stabbing death of his girlfriend in North Carolina. He faces a 1st Degree Murder and two Attempted Murder charges in Greensboro. 
 
  September 20, 2007Aster Brewer, a fugitive who walked away from a local Dayton halfway was captured in Georgetown Ohio by members of the Georgetown Police and the Brown County Sheriffs office after a multi county investigation spear headed by the United States Marshals.
 
  September 19, 2007 - On September 18, 2007, President Bush appointed Michael David Credo, 48 years old, as U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA). U.S. Marshal Credo has been a career employee with the U.S. Marshals Service for twenty two years and served the last five years as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal in the Middle District of Louisiana, which is headquartered in Baton Rouge.
 
  September 18, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - The United States Marshals announced here today that the agency has added Anthony “Tony” Ray Artrip to its list of 15 Most Wanted Fugitives. Artrip, 35, of Ashland, KY, is wanted by U.S. Marshals in the Eastern District of Kentucky after escaping from the Grant County, Kentucky Detention Center, on June 24, 2007. On that evening, Artrip escaped through the roof of the prison facility and fled though a wooded area on foot. He was in jail awaiting sentencing in federal court for three counts of bank robbery, following a conviction in Ohio.
 
  September 18, 2007 - On September 17th, the U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force located Evana Taylor, DOB: 04/17/1999 in Vancouver, Washington. This case was referred to the United States Marshals Service from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) on August 27, 2007. Taylor had been missing from Newport, Arkansas since August 5, 2007. Also located was the girl’s mother, Evelyn Taylor, who was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Custodial Interference.
 
  September 18, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) with assistance from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) arrested Kenneth Mosley, 40 years old, at a residence in Terrytown, LA. Mosley was wanted by the NOPD on a warrant charging him with two counts of aggravated rape. He was also wanted by the U.S. Marshals EDLA on a warrant for violation of his federal supervised release on a 2002 federal conviction for felon in possession of a firearm.
 
  September 14, 2007 - Just one day after taking a suspected child molester off Honolulu streets, agents with the Hawaii Fugitive Task Force led by the United States Marshals Service, apprehend another fugitive with a violent criminal history.  Filipo Fonoti, a 20-year old member of the East Side Piru gang was wanted out of Washington by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
 
  September 14, 2007 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in South Carolina, the U.S. Marshals Service teamed with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to arrest 540 fugitives and clear 939 warrants during a recent 16 day sweep. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) is an ongoing, multi-city, nationwide law enforcement effort. The operation targets persons wanted for sexual offenses, other violent crimes and narcotics violations.
 
  September 14, 2007 - Lyon, France - INTERPOL Headquarters was the host site of the Second Annual International Witness Protection Symposium, hosted by the U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Department of Justice and Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training.  Attendance more than doubled from last year’s Symposium, with 40 countries in attendance for the three-day event, held from Sept. 5-7.
 
  September 13, 2007 - Emilio Rodriguez, 25 of Illinois was arrested this evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Rodriguez was sought after he fled the suburban Chicago, Illinois area of Maywood after an alleged 2006 homicide. The 1st degree murder charge appeared to have targeted a rival gang member.
 
  September 13, 2007 - Another child molester was taken off the streets thanks to the team work of federal, state, and local authorities. On September 12, 2007 the Hawaii Fugitive Task Force led by the United States Marshals Service along with Honolulu Sheriff’s Deputies, apprehended Frank Goodnight, a 47 year old accused child molester from Pierce County, Washington. 
 
  September 12, 2007 - A. Jeffrey Hedden, United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Tennessee announces the arrest the escaped federal prisoner Michael Curtis Long. Long was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Greeneville, TN to serve 141 months for Use of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence and Hobbs Act violation. Long escaped with six other local prisoners from the Hamblen County Jail on 09/11/2007 and was being sought by the Morristown Police Department, the Cocke and Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the U.S. Marshals Service.
 
  September 11, 2007 - Last week a warrant / fugitive sweep operation was conducted by the Hawaii Fugitive Task Force led by the United States Marshals Service with a collaborative effort by the Department of Public Safety Sheriffs Office, Kauai Police Department, Hawaii Police Department and the Prosecutor's Office.  At the conclusion of the operation; 29 people were arrested and 42 outstanding warrants were executed or cleared.
 
  September 11, 2007 - Fort Smith, AR - In an ongoing effort to document the history of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agency, a coalition of public agencies is organizing an event for descendants of families associated with the United States Marshals Service (USMS), and the United States Court in the Western District of Arkansas. “Descendants Day 2007” is designed for people to share their family stories and artifacts at an event scheduled for October 27, 2007, as a joint venture of the United States Marshals Service, the Fort Smith Public Library, the Fort Smith National Historic Site, and the University of Arkansas -Fort Smith.
 
  September 11, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force announces the arrest of Aaron Johnson, Eugene Ludlow and Lugene Ludlow.  Aaron Johnson of Tallahassee, FL was wanted by the Robbery Task Force on a warrant for Bank Robbery stemming from the robbery of the Suntrust Bank in Tallahassee on September 5th.  Eugene Ludlow and Lugene Ludlow, 18 year old twin brothers from Gretna, FL, were both wanted on charges of armed robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault by the Gretna Police Department. 
 
  September 10, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces the arrest of serial rapist Jose Luis Lopez.  The LSFTF in Midland received information from the U.S. Marshals Service in Lubbock that Lopez may possibly be in the Midland area. Lopez had been linked to 9 sexual assault cases in Lubbock and Midland through DNA evidence, and warrants for his arrest were issued in Lubbock.
 
  September 07, 2007 - Dominic Lyde is scheduled to be profiled this weekend on the FOX television show America’s Most Wanted. Lyde, 22, is the subject of Richland County warrants for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.
 
  September 05, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force (GCVOTF) in McAllen, Texas, arrested Michael Steven Alaniz who was wanted on Federal drug charges out of San Antonio.  Michael Alaniz checked his luggage on a flight bound for Chicago with a final destination of Cleveland, Ohio. Alert Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Screeners spotted something suspicious in the luggage of Alaniz. San Antonio Airport Police identified what appeared to be black tar heroin that was heavily concealed in wrapping.
 
  September 05, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)/FAST Task Force teamed with Orange County Sex Offender Squad and arrested Warren Templar of Phoenix, AZ for an outstanding warrant for Kidnapping. After several hours of surveillance to positively identify Templar and ensure the safe and well being of the 2 year old child, the team led by U.S. Marshals took Templar down without incident outside a restaurant at the Market Promenade Center in Lake Mary, Florida.
 
  September 04, 2007 - U. S. Marshals in Norfolk, Virginia, arrested Michael Grashawn Key, a 20 year old, this afternoon at The Oaks apartments in Norfolk. Key was wanted for the August 26, 2007, robbery and murder of LaQuan Carmichael. Carmichael was shot during an apparent robbery attempt at the Bristol Downs apartments located on Carmichael Road in Montgomery, Alabama.
 
  September 01, 2007 - The United States Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force has arrested Tony Carlos Berry, age 25, of Orlando, Florida. Berry was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force on August 31, 2007  after receiving critical information as to Berry’s whereabouts from the U.S. Marshals Office in Omaha, Nebraska. Tony Carlos Berry was wanted by the Omaha Police Department on a warrant charging Berry with 1st Degree Homicide with a Firearm. The warrant alleges that Berry committed the above offense in Omaha, Nebraska on August 28, 2007.
 
  August 31, 2007 - A three month search for the most wanted man in Point Coupee Parish came to an end this morning at a Dallas apartment complex. A U.S. Marshals Service Task Force based in Dallas located Brandon Brue, 24, of New Roads, hiding behind a couch at the Murdeaux Villas Apartments.  Brue is wanted in the connection with the murder of his ex-wife and the attempted murder of another man. 
 
  August 29, 2007 - United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas, LaFayette Collins, announces the arrest of Christopher Moore. On July 17, 1997, Christopher Moore escaped from Federal Prison Camp La Tuna in El Paso, Texas after being committed to the custody of the Attorney General for a period of 88 months. Moore was originally convicted and sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.
 
  August 29, 2007 - Acting U.S. Marshal Roxanna Irwin announced the apprehension of two suspected violent criminals.  In the first incident, U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force officers arrested Eustaquio Diaz in Metairie. Diaz was wanted by the Linn County Sheriff’s office, Iowa, for the sexual assault of an eight year old child.  In the second incident, Task Force officers arrested Keyatta Corey Mays, wanted by the Tuscaloosa Police Department for murder.
 
  August 29, 2007 - On August 20, 2007 two unknown males approached Samuel West, 63, in the parking lot of a church in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas. West was robbed by the two men and shot and killed. West was a Kimball high school coach. The unknown males fled the scene. On August 23, 2007 Dallas Police homicide detectives identified Jajuan Foster, 19, and Gcorey Jones, 18, as primary suspects in the coach’s murder.
 
  August 29, 2007 -  U.S. Marshals in the Western District of Washington conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) in Clark, King, Pierce and Snohomish counties from August 20 - 24. Led by the U.S. Marshals, Operation FALCON 2007 netted 249 arrests and cleared 311 warrants. 
 
  August 27, 2007 -  The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) announces that Homicide suspect Paul Devoe was arrested by the United States Marshals Service sponsored New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJ RFTF) in Shirley, New York.
 
  August 27, 2007 - On the heels of the conclusion of Operation FALCON, U.S. Marshals announce the arrest of Oliver Michael Pryor, wanted for the sexual abuse of his two step granddaughters. Pryor, 56, was arrested Saturday, August 25, 2007 in Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point), Mexico by the Sonora State Investigative Police (PEI) based on information developed by investigators of the U.S. Marshals Mexican Investigative Liaison (USMS-MIL) in Tucson. 
 
  August 27, 2007 - Pensacola, FL - United States Marshal Dennis Williamson will be joined by other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in holding a press conference on Tuesday, August 28th, at 2:00 p.m. This conference will take place at the U.S. Courthouse, 1 N. Palafox Street, Second Floor, Jury Assembly Room, and will involve a criminal matter.
 
  August 25, 2007 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in the Phoenix-Tucson area, the U.S. Marshals Service teamed with law enforcement agencies, arresting 340 fugitives and clearing 371 warrants during a recent six-day sweep. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) is an ongoing, multi-city, nationwide law enforcement effort. The operation targets persons wanted for sexual offenses, gang members, narcotics violations, and other violent crimes. Since its start in July, Operation FALCON 2007 has netted 2,689 arrests and cleared 3,049 warrants in 16 operations.
 
  August 24, 2007 - While waiting for his morning bus ride to downtown Santo Domingo this week, Miguel A. Gonzalez Jr., was pinpointed by Deputy U.S. Marshals and arrested by members of the Dominican Republic’s elite fugitive hunting squad. This afternoon, the U.S. Deputies -- now operating from a special new outpost there -- escorted Gonzalez from Santo Domingo to Miami. Gonzalez faces proceedings to return him to Reading, Pennsylvania, where he has been convicted of sexual assaults against two young girls.
 
  August 24, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Aaron Joseph Hrehocik, 23 years old of Newark, Delaware. Hrehocik was wanted for the Distribution of Oxycodone, Reckless Endangerment and Manslaughter from the Worcester County Circuit Court, Snow Hill, Maryland.
 
  August 22, 2007 - Dwight MacKay, United States Marshal for the District of Montana, announced the arrest of Kevin Othell Laferney, who was wanted for 4 counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, 4 counts of bail jumping and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution from Upshur County, Texas. Laferney faked his death and disappeared in February of 2007. 
 
  August 17, 2007 - Members of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) arrested Sean Sebastian Lane, age 32, in Fort Rucker, AL. Lane is a member of the U.S. Army recently returned from Iraq. Lane was wanted for two counts of Solicitation of a Child, one count of Transmitting Obscene Material, one count of Attempted Transmittal of Obscene Material and one count of Enticing a Child.
 
  August 17, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service has arrested a Millsboro, DE man who was wanted for murder. Emmett Taylor, 44 of Long Neck, Delaware was wanted by Delaware State Police for one count of murder in the first degree.
 
  August 16, 2007 - Seth Hilliker, 35 of Austin was arrested this afternoon in North Hampton, MA by the United States Marshals Service and North Hampton Police. Hilliker was sought pursuant to allegations that Hilliker tried to touch a 4-year –old girl inappropriately at a Half-Price Books in South Austin on June 5.
 
  August 16, 2007 - San Diego, CA - On April 13, members of the Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force assisted San Diego Police department in locating Cody Jonas and Lacy Rich in San Diego CA.  Jonas and Rich are alleged suspects in the armed robbery of the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino near Chiloquin Oregon. According to Casino employees on August 10, 2007, Cody Jonas waived a gun as he fled the casino with an undisclosed amount of cash.
 
  August 11, 2007 - Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales arrived in Baghdad on Saturday to meet with and thank Department of Justice officials working in Iraq to rebuild the country’s legal and law enforcement infrastructure. This is Attorney General Gonzales’ third such visit during his tenure as Attorney General.
 
  August 09, 2007 - Today the United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force along with the San Antonio Police Department Repeat Offender Program (SAPD-ROP) arrested Lorance Dontae Hill who is charged in the Capital Murder of a Child.
 
  August 09, 2007 - Kenneth Larry Belcher, II, age 30 and a former resident of Miami County, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of failure to register as a sexual offender. This is the first federal indictment in southern Ohio brought under the Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act which is part of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act passed by Congress in 2006.
 
  August 8, 2007 - The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Glendale Police Fugitive Task Force and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives captured Texas homicide suspect Ronald Thompson in West Phoenix Wednesday night, ending a nine day manhunt. 
 
  August 04, 2007 - Nashville, Tennessee became the fifth city to invite fugitives to turn themselves in at church. At the end of the fourth day, 561 persons surrendered. The Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville hosted the surrender days. Pastor William R. Harris with strong support from the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship welcomed those who stepped across the threshold of the church-turned-courthouse.
 
  August 03, 2007 - A new headquarters, central to fugitive apprehension in Alabama and Mississippi, will be dedicated in a ceremony here on Monday, August 6. The ceremonial opening of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Headquarters (GCRFTF) will take place at 10:00 a.m. (CST) at the Federal Reserve Bank, Liberty Park. On hand for the event will be Sen. Richard Shelby and U.S. Marshals Director John F. Clark. They will be joined by chiefs of police from state and local departments, sheriffs from local offices, and Birmingham community civic leaders.
 
  Minneapolis, MN Bridge CollapseAugust 03, 2007 - U.S. Marshals personnel from the District of Minnesota offices responded immediately to the scene of the tragic bridge collapse in Minneapolis on Wednesday. They established perimeters around the location and assisted local police. Photo taken at Interstate 35W Bridge collapse scene shortly after incident during recovery operations. Deputy John Murphy (left) and unidentified Minneapolis Police Officer providing perimeter security during Rescue/Recovery Operations.
 
  August 03, 2007 - On the evening of Thursday August 2, 2007 members of the United States Marshals Service Mid South Fugitive Task Force (MSFTF), arrested Alfred Gasden in Memphis, TN. Gasden is wanted by the Jefferson County Parish Sheriff’s Office on a warrant dated 3/15/1993 for Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Rape, and False Imprisonment.
 
  August 02, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force, and members from Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Escambia County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Damian Lee McGowan after a week of being on the run. The 25 year old McGowan was being sought by the Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa for Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Escape and Theft; after he struck a Santa Rosa Deputy who was attempting to place him under arrest after traffic stop.
 
  August 01, 2007 - Following a two-year tradition of success in its national efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service locally conducted another successful Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally) from July 18-25. Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Operation FALCON is an ongoing, multi-city, nationwide law enforcement effort. Since its onset this year, Operation FALCON 2007 has netted 1546 arrests and cleared 1764 warrants in seven operations.
 
  July 31, 2007 -  The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force along with the San Antonio Police Department SWAT and Repeat Offender Program arrested Georgia resident Mario Villareal. According to a complaint filed in Georgia, Mario Villareal assaulted his mother over the course of the night of March 29, 2007.
 
  July 30, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Jose Miguel Gonzalez late Sunday afternoon at the same apartment complex where this case started. Jose Gonzalez is the suspect charged with the Attempted Capital Murder of Veteran San Antonio Police Officer, Richard Ruiz.
 
  July 27, 2007 - Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) arrested Jason Ardis, 27. Ardis was wanted in New Orleans, LA for Failure to Appear on an Aggravated Battery Charge and is a person of interest in the Atlanta Police Investigation of the drive by shooting death of a 9 year old girl in Southwest Atlanta.
 
  July 27, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service sponsored Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is offering up to a five thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect charged with the Attempted Capital Murder of Veteran San Antonio Police Officer, Richard Ruiz.
 
  July 26, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), apprehended murder suspect Walter Mendez in New Orleans this afternoon.
 
  July 26, 2007 - Late Wednesday evening (July 25, 2007), the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, led by the United States Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas, arrested Terrence Chase Craft. Craft committed the felony offenses of capital murder and attempted murder in San Antonio on July 17, 2007.
 
  July 26, 2007 - Charles Don Brawdy, a Parole Violator with charges pending for Injury to a Child, was arrested by Deputy U.S. Marshals with the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force. After an intense manhunt, Brawdy was located and arrested without incident and booked into the Grayson County Jail. 
 
  July 25, 2007 - Adan Eliud Correa Sanchez, 24, of Tallahassee, FL was wanted by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office on two warrants for Sexual Assault and two warrants for Sexual Battery stemming from incidents in 2004. Investigation by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office led them to believe that Sanchez had fled to Mexico and asked for the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force who adopted the case in May 2005.
 
  July 24, 2007 - Jody Paul Sadler had recently escaped from law enforcement after a high speed chase in which he held a gun to the drivers head to force her to attempt to elude officers. Sadler then ran on foot through a wooded area to escape. On Monday evening, July 23rd, members of the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force arrested Sadler at a residence in Bonham, Texas.
 
  July 24, 2007 - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is holding the 2007 Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability in Indianapolis from July 23-27. The training sessions will provide critical information along several training tracks for an audience comprised of law enforcement officials, prosecutors, probations officers, corrections officials, registry officials and state legislators.
 
  July 23, 2007 - Members of the East Metro Fugitive Task Force (EMFTF) assisted by officers from the Duluth, MN police department (DPD) and investigators from Harvey, IL police department (HPD) arrested Latrice Miller. Miller was wanted on a warrant from Cook County, IL for a weapons violation. Miller was also wanted for questioning by HPD for her involvement in a homicide in their city.
 
  July 21, 2007 - On July 18, 2007, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) arrested Eddie Rias, 65. Rias was wanted for escaping from the Muscogee County, Georgia Public Work Camp on May 5, 1970. Rias had been serving a five year term for robbery by intimidation.
 
  July 20, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force with assistance from the New Castle County Police Department arrested Waymond Wright.  Wright was wanted on an outstanding strong armed robbery warrant that was just issued yesterday, July 19, 2007 in Volusia County, Florida. The robbery occurred on July 14, 2007 in Volusia County.
 
  July 20, 2007 - U.S. Marshals have joined Polk County authorities in the search for a Polk City man accused of sexually abusing a minor. Russell Eugene Blessman, 51, is charged with two counts of 2nd degree sexual abuse and one count of contempt of court in reference to an alleged violation of a no contact order. Arrest warrants were issued for Blessman in Polk County in June 2007. 
 
  July 19, 2007 - Federal and state law enforcement officers shot and wounded an Orlando man after he allegedly attempted to run over an Orange County Deputy and a Deputy U.S. Marshal with a vehicle during an arrest attempt in west Orange County.  Artrall Golden, 22, was shot in the arm and abdomen after reportedly driving a car through the garage door of a residence and speeding the vehicle toward two officers standing in the driveway.
 
  July 19, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested George Foster, 31 years old, at approximately 12:00 noon on July 19, 2007. Foster was wanted for Failure to Appear for Sentencing from the Newport News Circuit Court, Newport News, Virginia.
 
  July 18, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), with assistance from the New Orleans Police Department Violent Offenders Warrant Squad (NOPD VOWS), Louisiana Probation and Parole, and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested one of the New Orleans metro area’s most wanted fugitives, Phillip J. Helton.
 
  July 18, 2007 - In one of the largest fugitive initiatives ever undertaken in the Baton Rouge area, the U.S. Marshals Service, teamed with law enforcement agencies from throughout the Capital Area, arrested 91 fugitives and cleared 153 warrants during a recent six-day, nine Parish sweep. The arrests took place from July 9-14 as part of efforts associated with Operation FALCON (Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally).
 
  July 17, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service has arrested Robert F. Jacobs, 51, formerly of Milford, DE in Miami, Florida for outstanding charges in Kent County, Delaware for theft, forgery and conspiracy. Robert “Bobby” Jacobs was the director of the now-defunct Slam Dunk to the Beach high school basketball tournament in Sussex County, Delaware.
 
  July 17, 2007 - A Massachusetts man has been arrested on federal charges out of the District of New Hampshire, accused of failing to register as a sex-offender as required by law. John Collins, 38, is the first person in New Hampshire to be charged under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.
 
  July 14, 2007 - The House of the Lord Church in Akron, OH opened its doors for four days to 1,120 fugitives: one of the largest surrender totals recorded in the program’s three year history. Fugitive Safe Surrender is a powerful new initiative that encourages persons wanted for felony or misdemeanor crimes to voluntarily surrender to the law in a faith-based location. The House of the Lord church opened its doors at 9:00 AM Wednesday, July 11 and had fugitives eagerly waiting outside the doors for their first step at a second chance. On the last day, over 600 individuals surrendered.
 
  July 13, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office; working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Orlando Regional Task Force (ORTF) apprehended a convicted sex offender in Orlando wanted for rape in Santa Rosa County. Michael Wayne Cooper, 46, was arrested at his home in Orlando without incident.
 
  July 12, 2007 - Jose Casarez thought he could hide from justice by using an assumed name of Arthur Hamelin and leaving the state in which his crimes had occurred. This afternoon Casarez’s flight from justice ended when the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested him at a construction sight in San Antonio, TX.
 
  July 12, 2007 - United States Marshal Federico L. Rocha of the Northern District of California announces the arrest of fugitive Edwin Torres who is wanted on federal warrants of arrest for Pre-Trial Release Violations and Contempt of Court. Torres, 48, was arrested yesterday, June 11th, by Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn) and officers from the New York Police Department; in Bay Ridge, New York.
 
  July 12, 2007 - Following an exhaustive manhunt leading to a wooded area in northeastern Pennsylvania, federal and state law enforcement officers nabbed the third suspect wanted for the shooting of New York City Police Officers Russel Timoshenko and Herman Yan.  Twenty members of the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJ RFTF), along with Pennsylvania State Police, assisted to locate Robert Ellis near Bartonsville.
 
  July 09, 2007 - Tribute in the Congressional Record By Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas Honoring the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF).  The LSFTF, which commenced its work in May of 2005, is the principal law enforcement agency responsible for fugitive enforcement in the Western District of Texas.
 
  July 08, 2007 - At approximately 4 a.m. today, convicted child molester Rabbi Alan Horowitz of New York state was brought back to the U.S. to finally answer for his unspeakable crimes against children. Horowitz was flown into Newark New Jersey International Airport and was met by the U.S. Marshals and other law enforcement agencies.
 
  July 06, 2007Vancouver, WA - The U.S. Marshal Oregon Fugitive Task Force arrested Charles Douglas Land, age 51, and safely rescued kidnap victim, Cynthia Ivie.  Cynthia Ivie's photograph and story gained national attention when she was posted as "Endangered Missing" on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children web site, (www.missingkids.com).
 
  July 05, 2007 - Kenneth Law, a fugitive wanted for allegedly committing Wilmington’s first homicide this year and the Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Felony, was arrested on July 3, 2007 by members of the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force and the Wilmington Police Department.
 
  July 03, 2007 - Anthony Carr, a fugitive member of the Black Gangster Disciples Street Gang based in Chicago, IL, was arrested in a Phoenix apartment complex by the U.S. Marshals Phoenix HIDTA Task Force.  Anthony Carr was wanted for Homicide and Aggravated Assault in Chicago. After a verbal altercation inside a parlor, Carr allegedly fired several rounds from an AK-47 into the parlor, killing one man and injuring several others. Carr was considered to be armed and extremely dangerous.
 
  July 03, 2007 -  The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Joshua Owen after receiving information from the Dallas/Fort Worth-Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW-FAST) that Owen may be hiding out in San Antonio. Joshua Owen was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Owen is accused of beating a former girlfriend with a handgun, sticking the handgun in her mouth and busting at least one of her teeth with the gun.
 
  June 30, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) arrested Victoria, Texas homicide suspect Jesse (aka Chuey) Tejeda in San Antonio. An arrest warrant was issued on June 14, 2007 in Victoria charging the 31 year old Tejeda with Capital Murder in the beating-drowning death of Juan Palacios 35, of Victoria. Tejeda is also an alleged member of the Mexican Mafia and was considered armed and dangerous.  
 
  June 29, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended a sex offender this afternoon wanted by police in Connecticut for sexually assaulting two young girls. The Task Force arrested Charles Hayes while he was fishing at Carpenter’s Park in Milton, FL.
 
  June 29, 2007 - Columbia, SC - The United States Marshals Service, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department have arrested three men that were wanted by Lexington County for Failure to Register as Sex Offenders.
 
  June 28, 2007 - A man accused of the April 25, 2007 murder of Kenneth B. Crawford was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Services’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) in Columbus, Ohio today. Jaquel Gore was arrested in Columbus.
 
  June 26, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - Paul Merle Eischeid -- the newest addition to the U.S. Marshals famed “15 Most Wanted” fugitives list -- is sought in connection with the brutal murder of a Phoenix, AZ, woman. The former Charles Schwab stockbroker who joined the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club also is sought by federal authorities for fleeing indictments on Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) charges, and Violent Crime in Aid of Racketeering.
 
  June 25, 2007 - Richard Scott Hutcheson, 27, of Panama City, Florida was wanted by the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office on warrants for Escape and Resisting Arrest without Violence which stemmed from his alleged May 24th escape from the Liberty County Jail. The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force adopted the case on at the request of the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.
 
  June 25, 2007 - A Lee County native accused of attempted murder in Indiana was apprehended by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Pennington Gap, Virginia last night. David L. Stapleton, 45, originally of Lee County, has been charged with attempted murder by authorities in Ft. Wayne, Indiana following a bar fight in which Stapleton is alleged to have stabbed Charles Minnix with a broken beer bottle multiple times. 
 
  June 19, 2007 - Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Tremaie Pyatt, 24. Pyatt was wanted by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for the shooting death of an off duty deputy sheriff. Pyatt also had outstanding warrants for aggravated assault, kidnapping and terroristic threats. On June 17, 2007, Deputy Meredith Rhodes, 27, a four year veteran of the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, was shot and killed in Columbus, GA.
 
  June 19, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), with assistance from the Slidell Police Department, arrested Karim Peters, 23 years old, on in Slidell, Louisiana. Peters was wanted on two warrants out of Orleans Parish. One warrant was for an attempted murder on May 16, 2007, and the other for armed robbery.
 
  June 19, 2007 - Charles Lewis Walton, 35, of Lancaster County, PA, was captured by a U.S. Marshals Task Force, FBI agents and local police following a foot chase, extensive search and brief struggle. Walton, who’s fugitive status had been aired on the national television show America’s Most Wanted this past Saturday, had been living at a residence in Scott County. Tips from the show led investigators to the Hiltons area where Walton was ultimately captured.
 
  June 18, 2007 - The United States Marshals in Delaware have arrested a second suspect in a New Castle County, Delaware homicide.  Marvin Davis, 20, faces murder charges in the death of Michael Flakes on June 05, 2007. U.S. Marshals had been searching for Davis since he was identified as a suspect and eventually the trail led to Hickory Tree Apartments in rural downstate Delaware.
 
  June 15, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Addition - On the night of November 30, 2006, Aaron Lopez Garcia and three other inmates escaped from the Sunnyside, Washington city jail. While luck ran out for his escape cohorts who were tracked down and captured, Garcia’s fortune of freedom continues. However, it may soon end due to his new status – a fugitive on the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted list.
 
  June 14, 2007 - Luis Carlos Corella (33) and his wife Carmela Corella (32) are in the custody of the Pima County Sheriff in Ajo, AZ after being expelled from Mexico through the Lukeville Port Of Entry last night. Luis Corella is wanted for the murder of Kim Massengale, whose body was found on January 10, 2004.  The Pima County Sheriffs Department obtained murder warrants for both Luis and Carmela Corella on April 1, 2004.
 
  June 14, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the San Antonio Police Department’s Repeat Offenders Unit (ROP) apprehended Edmond Johnson, one of the most wanted fugitives from Kenner, Louisiana. Johnson, 23, was wanted for numerous crimes in Louisiana, including aggravated assault on a police officer; illegal possession of marijuana, crack cocaine, and hydrocodone tablets; resisting an officer; four counts of battery on police officers; criminal trespass; and disturbing the peace.
 
  June 12, 2007 - A federal fugitive on the Scottsdale Police Department’s most wanted list for aggravated assault has been apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Los Angeles.  Ronald Sipes, age 36 of Phoenix was being south by the Scottsdale Police Department for aggravated assault, which occurred on December 23, 2006. It is alleged that Sipes repeatedly beat his girlfriend and burned her repeatedly with a blowtorch in a Motel 6 motel room in Scottsdale.
 
  June 12, 2007 - On June 7, 2007, members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested sex offender Arron Eason for failing to register as a sex offender, a violation of the Adam Walsh Act. Eason was originally arrested in Hope, Arkansas, in 1998 for molesting a minor.
 
  June 11, 2007 - On Monday, June 18, 2007, at 9:30 a.m. Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T. NOLA) will graduate five classes in the G.R.E.A.T. Elementary Program. Two fourth grade and three fifth grade classes (73 students) from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology (MLK) went through the six lesson program.
 
  June 11, 2007 - Diane Montana had thought she had the perfect place to hide from authorities. The home she was renting had a root cellar. A hole had been cut in the floor boards and a dirt floor room large enough for an NBA player to stand upright had been dug out. In the back of this darkened room was a cutout ledge in which a person could hide. Montana’s plan was perfect except for the fact members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force do not stop looking until they catch their fugitive.
 
  June 08, 2007 - On June 6, 2007, convicted felon Reginald Mooney was sentenced to 37 months for escaping from the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta. Mooney was serving 125 months for federal weapons and drug charges and had been imprisoned in Atlanta since June 2006.
 
  June 7, 2007 - During the more than six weeks since Ed and Elaine Brown were sentenced in federal court for their January 18, 2007, convictions on tax evasion charges, U.S. Marshals have continuously and patiently been attempting to carry out the Court’s orders. The Marshals will continue our long-standing efforts to communicate with the Browns to facilitate their surrender.
 
  June 06, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Tony “Boochie” Jones, 24 years old, at his girlfriend’s residence in Jefferson, Louisiana.  Jones was wanted on a November 2006, federal warrant/indictment charging him and eight others with violations of the federal gun control act and the federal controlled substances acts.
 
  June 05, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force in Tallahassee arrested today Clayton Gee, age 25, who was wanted by law enforcement authorities on both federal and local warrants. Gee was charged in warrants for Aggravated Battery and Fleeing and Eluding by the Tallahassee Police Department, in addition to being wanted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) on a federal warrant for a Firearm offense. 
 
  June 05, 2007 - On June 3, 2007, Father Jorge Cordova was arrested in Spain via authority of a provisional arrest warrant. He is awaiting extradition back to the United States.  Cordova was wanted for ten counts of Sexual Abuse in Yuma County. An investigation by the Yuma Police Department led to his indictment in Yuma County Superior Court on August 30, 2006.
 
  June 05, 2007 - Travis Jamal Lawson was taken into custody in Atlanta today by members of the Marshals’ Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF). Lawson, 28, was the subject of December 2006 Richland County warrants for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.
 
  June 04, 2007 - Juan Manuel Sanchez was apprehended today by deputy marshals in Memphis ,TN. He had been on the run for almost 14 years. Sanchez, 31, was the subject of (4) August 1993 Lexington County warrants accusing him of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor. Sanchez was booked into the Shelby County Jail awaiting extradition proceedings.
 
  June 01, 2007 -  United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas, LaFayette Collins, announces the return of Ismael Alfredo Terrazas-Torres from the Republic of Mexico. On December 13, 1989, Terrazas escaped from Federal Correctional Institution La Tuna in El Paso, after being committed to the custody of the Attorney General for a period of 151 months. 
 
  June 01, 2007 - Kelvin Holman was taken into custody just after 3:00 PM today in Aiken County. Holman, who was one of the Marshals' Top 10 South Carolina fugitives, was the subject of a Federal Bond Violation warrant alleging that he failed to appear for sentencing after being convicted of a Cocaine Conspiracy.
 
  June 01, 2007 - At approximately 6:00pm on May 31, 2007, investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office, the Atlanta Police Department and the Fulton County Police Department arrested Eduardo Vega, 27. Vega was wanted by the Fulton County Police Department for a carjacking and shoot out with police that occurred yesterday (May 31, 2007).
 
  May 31, 2007  El Paso  Beginning early on (May 14 – 25, 2007) Monday morning and concluding on Friday, the West Texas HIDTA fugitive task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service concluded a large scale, multi-jurisdictional fugitive operation in El Paso. The operation targeted area fugitives wanted for drug offenses and crimes of violence.
 
  May 31, 2007 - The US Marshals Service arrested a man wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department and has been featured as a “Most Wanted” fugitive on Crimestoppers this afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.
 
  May 31, 2007 - On the evening of May 30, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana’s U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) arrested Jay Fisher and Michelle Routhier, for false imprisonment of a child.  The child was recovered and placed in protective custody until she can be returned to her father.  According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Routhier, the mother of the seven year old girl, and her boyfriend, Fisher, allegedly took the child while she was participating in a child modeling competition in Ft. Lauderdale on May 19.  The State of Florida had previously given full custody of the child to her father due to allegations of domestic violence and substance abuse by the mother.
 
  May 31, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service will participate in the 23rd Annual Policia Internacional Sonora- Arizona (PISA) Reunion and Training Conference. U.S. Marshals from Arizona, the International Branch of the Investigative Services Division, and investigators from around the country assigned to the U.S. Marshals Mexican Investigative Liaison (MIL) Program will be in attendance at the three day event at the Hilton El Conquistador from June 4-6, 2007.
 
  May 31, 2007 - Brandon Theodore James (36), a major case fugitive wanted on outstanding federal charges of Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution and several state charges including 3rd Degree Rape, was apprehended on May 22nd, 2007 in Marina Del Ray, California. James had been on the run for more than 3 years when he was captured by the United States Marshals Service led Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force.
 
  May 31, 2007 - On May 30, 2007, at 7:00 am, Lone Star Fugitive Task Force officers from nine participating federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies began an intensive one-day operation. Operation Spring Cleaning focused on the apprehension of felons either wanted for crimes of violence or having a history of violent crime. The primary goal of the operation was to put fugitives on notice that law enforcement will work together to assure that they are brought to justice.
 
  May 29, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced the arrest of fugitive James Wetherspoon, a native born Dayton resident who was wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Birmingham, Alabama for possession of controlled substances and failing to register as a sex offender. The Sheriff’s office had solicited the help of the United States Marshals Service led Gulf Coast Regional Task Force (GCRTF) who determined that Wetherspoon had fled Alabama and headed back to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio.  Wetherspoon was convicted of Rape and Sexual Assault in Dayton in 1982 and has a prior arrest for failing to register in Montgomery County in 2001.
 
  May 25, 2007 - When convicted child molester Rabbi Alan Horowitz was arrested on May 22, at a seaside resort in southern India, it concluded the most far-flung and exotic fugitive investigation ever conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Like former lawman Kenneth Freeman - who had fled to China to avoid charges of raping his young daughter and posting the scenes on the internet - Horowitz now sits in a foreign jail cell awaiting return to the U.S. to face justice.
 
  May 25, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a man wanted by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and Georgia authorities today in Tallahassee, Florida. William G. Hubbard, 39, was arrested at a job site pursuant to several warrants from multiple jurisdictions. Hubbard was serving time in a Georgia County Jail in early 2006 when he decided to walk away from a work release program.
 
  May 25, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Kenneth Belcher. Belcher was wanted by the Miami County Sheriffs Office for failure to register as a sexual offender and by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority for escape and violation of his state parole. Belcher was on parole in Ohio due to an original charge of Rape.
 
  May 21, 2007 - Peter M. Swaim, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Indiana announces the results of both phases for the United States Marshals Service initiative “Fugitive Safe Surrender”.  The Indianapolis, United States Marshals office kicked off Phase One of “Fugitive Safe Surrender” on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. Phase One of “Fugitive Safe Surrender” was scheduled to run from Wednesday, April 25, through Saturday, April 28, 2007 and was conducted out of the Messiah Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
 
  May 21, 2007 -  Almost two decades of eluding law enforcement came to an end this weekend for a Roanoke man. United States Marshal G. Wayne Pike and Roanoke Chief of Police A.L Gaskins announce Thomas Manuel Paige, Jr., also known as T.J. Paige and T.J. Swan was apprehended in Kingston, Jamaica by the Jamaican officials and U.S. Marshals on Saturday, May 19, 2007.
 
  May 19, 2007 - Members of the U.S. Marshals-led Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) and deputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jemere Curtis Hendrix, 23, moments after he finished playing a game with the Rome Gladiators of the World Basketball Association. Hendrix was wanted for failure to appear in court in Knoxville, Tennessee on charges of possession and sale of marijuana. He was also wanted for federal probation violation in the Eastern District of Kentucky.
 
  May 16, 2007 - Members of Operation Intercept located and apprehended Norton Lionel Byrd, Jr. today. Byrd was the subject of (2) Assault and Battery with Intent to Kill warrants from Chesterfield County. Byrd is alleged to have stabbed two patrons of Shirley’s Lounge in Society Hill on April 18th. He was booked into the Darlington County Detention Center awaiting court proceedings.
 
  May 16, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals in the Northern District of Florida arrested John Guadalupe Gonzales during a felony car stop in Panama City, FL. Deputy Marshals along with task force members from the U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) apprehended Gonzales after conducting a brief surveillance in a local park.  Gonzales will be the first sexual predator to be prosecuted federally under the Adam Walsh Act in the Northern District of Florida. 
 
  May 14, 2007 - Peter J. Elliott, U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, was presented with the TOP COP award by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) at a ceremony at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC, on Saturday, May 12. Before a full house, Elliott unexpectedly handed his award to Grace Leon, the widow of a slain Cleveland patrolman whose tragic death during a fugitive pursuit led to the creation of the Fugitive Safe Surrender concept.
 
  May 11, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force along with the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office announce the arrest of Jose Rivera, an escaped convict who was captured in Miami last week by the Miami-Dade Police Department.
 
  May 11, 2007 - The United States Federal Courthouse is guarded by some of the most high tech equipment available to today; however no technical advancement will ever surpass the high standard of vigilance provided by the men and women who work as a Court Security Officer (CSO).  Earlier this morning that dedication led to the arrest of Jargen Kyle Thompson a fugitive wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and burglary.
 
  May 10, 2007 -  The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended wanted felon Christina Murphy Robbins. Robbins was wanted in Michigan for violating her state probation which was part of her sentence from a 2004 conviction on charges of Involuntary Manslaughter, Child Abuse and Perjury.
 
  May 10, 2007 - St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy/Special Deputy U.S. Marshal Paul Finn received the U.S. Marshals Service Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award from U.S. Marshals Service Director John Clark. The award was given to Deputy Finn at a ceremony held in Arlington, Virginia on April 11, 2007.
 
  May 09, 2007 - Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office and the Atlanta Police Department arrested Brandon Rozier, 24. Rozier was wanted by Houston County for armed robbery.  On May 3, 2007, investigators believe that Rozier pistol whipped an employee during an armed robbery in Houston County, GA.
 
  May 08, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force combined resources with numerous state and local agencies in Frio County to go after fugitives charged with state parole violations and other felony charges.
 
  May 07, 2007 - East Metro Fugitive Task Force (EMFTF) members arrested James Deltoro on Thursday May 3rd, 2007 in Owatonna, MN. Deltoro is the suspect in the Capital Murder of a child under six in Lancaster, TX. 
 
  May 07, 2007 - On June 6, 2006, a federal warrant was issued for Rickey Evans charging him with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance. On June 17, 2006, Evans picked up his daughter, Rickel Fitch, for a three week custodial visit. Evans never returned Rickel Fitch to her mother, Erika Fitch.
 
  May 07, 2007 - The United States Marshal Service is pleased to announce that U.S. Marshal Peter Elliott, Northern District of Ohio, has been selected as a TOP COPS Award winner by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO). The award will be presented at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC, on Saturday, May 12, during NAPO’s 14th annual awards ceremony.
 
  May 04, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Ryan Martez Turner, 18 years old, at 10:00 am on May 4, 2007. Turner was wanted on one count of Capital Murder and six other felony charges from the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office, Charlottesville, Virginia. The alleged murder occurred on March 9, 2007 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
 
  May 02, 2007 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - Former lawman Kenneth John Freeman, one of the world’s most notorious accused child molesters, was arrested at the Hong Kong airport. Freeman, 44, was on the U.S. Marshals 15 MOST WANTED fugitive list and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s ICE MOST WANTED FUGITIVES listing. The arrest was based on a formal request by the U.S. State Department. Freeman, a former Washington state resident, is accused of molesting his own young daughter, then posting the videos online.
 
  April 30, 2007 - United States Marshal Peter M. Swaim announces the arrest of America’s Most Wanted Fugitive, Lizzette A. Garvin, on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at approximately 6:30 P.M. Garvin was profiled on the America’s Most Wanted television program on Saturday, and the leads began pouring in. Garvin is a self proclaimed con-artist from New York and has been accused of conning people for 20 years.
 
  April 30, 2007 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team (DFAT) arrested Lonzo Lenear after receiving a lead from the U.S. Marshals Service Mid South Fugitive Task Force (MSFTF). Lenear had been living in the Detroit, MI area for over five years and was arrested at a Harbor Woods, MI Nursing Home where Lenear was employed as a Dietician.
 
  April 30, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force (NFVFTF) announces the arrest of Gary Frederick Gray; an Escambia County wanted sex offender who jumped bail and who has been on the run for almost four months.
 
  April 27, 2007 - Today we would like to recognize Deputy Manny Puri of the Southern District of New York on his selection as a semifinalist on America’s Most Wanted (AMW) All Star Contest. Deputy Puri is one of eight semi-finalists for AMW’s top honor.
 
  April 27, 2007 - Thursday’s heavy rains in Indianapolis didn’t slow the growing number of men and women participating in the second day of the U.S. Marshals “Fugitive Safe Surrender.” Despite bad weather, 176 fugitives have surrendered to authorities over the past two days.
 
  April 25, 2007 - U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted Byron Keith Perkins & Lea Ann Howard Arrested in Puerto Vallarta.  Byron Keith Perkins and Lea Ann Howard were arrested in Puerto Vallarta and were being flown to Los Angeles for a court hearing Thursday. The appearance will be to arrange for their return to Louisville, where they will face federal charges.
 
  April 25, 2007 - More than 80 fugitives surrendered to Deputy U.S. Marshals during the opening day of the agency’s “Fugitive Safe Surrender” program in Indianapolis. The Marshals’ innovative program encourages persons wanted for non-violent crimes to turn themselves in at the Messiah Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis. However, one fugitive sought on two counts of attempted murder also surrendered today.
 
  April 24, 2007 - Ozie Mitchell Brime was arrested on the north east side of Columbus by the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST). SOFAST is a team of law enforcement officers led by the United States Marshals Service.  Brime was indicted in early April for allegedly firing multiple shots from a firearm at an occupied vehicle in Columbus.
 
  April 24, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended two felons within less than an hour of each other this evening in Santa Rosa County. Kenneth Russell Pike, who is wanted on multiple charges including Aggravated Assault with a Vehicle, Burglary with Battery, Criminal Mischief, and Petit Theft, was arrested in Pace. Eric Dale Robinson was apprehended about an hour earlier during a felony car stop. Robinson was wanted on a warrant stemming from a federal indictment. 
 
  April 24, 2007 - On Monday, April 23, 2007, Texas State Senator Jeff Wentworth read a resolution from the Senate floor of the State Capitol in Austin, honoring the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and its accomplishments. Over fifty law enforcement officers representing over twenty agencies attended the ceremonies.
 
  April 20, 2007 - April marks the two year anniversary since the inception of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. During that time the task force has led the nation in arrests.
 
  April 20, 2007 - The United States Marshals Task Force has arrested a man wanted for a shooting last month. Alex Gentieu was wanted for shooting two people on March 12 at the Lexington Green Apartments in Newark.
 
  April 19, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended two felons in the last 24 hours. Paul Donald Duff, wanted for violating his federal probation in Detroit, was captured yesterday by the Marshals and task force deputies from Okaloosa and Escambia Counties.  While trying to locate Duff, members of the task force discovered that the room he was renting was rented in the name of another person, Eric Todd Young, who was wanted for multiple felony counts of passing bad checks.
 
  April 19, 2007 - Lone Star Fugitive Task Force partner agencies in San Antonio charge and arrest 22 year old Ernest Gonzales with the offense of Indecency with a Child/Exposure.  On April 10, 2007, a 15 year old student from Fox Tech High School was on her way home from school when this incident took place.
 
  April 19, 2007 - On April 18, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana’s U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Javier Hernandez in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hernandez was wanted by the Yaphank Police Department in Suffolk County, New York for the alleged rape of a child under the age of fourteen.
 
  April 19, 2007 - Members of the U.S. Marshal’s North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended Charles Levon Brown.  Brown was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals task force, with assistance from uniformed police officers from the Tallahassee Police Department. Brown was currently being sought for three counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm and he had a total of 17 outstanding warrants for his arrest. 
 
  April 18, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the San Antonio Police Department’s Repeat Offender Program (ROP) partnered to locate and arrest Homicide suspect Luis Trevino. The body of a woman found by a passer-by in a shallow grave is believed to be that of a missing San Antonio area singer named Alex Countryman.
 
  April 18, 2007 - On the evening of April 18, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana’s U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), the New Orleans Police Department, and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Frank Daniels, 20 years old, in Gretna, Louisiana. Daniels was wanted in connection with the March 31 shooting death of Charley Zeno.
 
  April 18, 2007 - Reggie Pinkney was apprehended on 04/17 in Chadbourne, NC by members of the Marshals’ Operation Intercept and deputy marshals from the Eastern District of North Carolina. Pinkney, 27, was the subject of an October 2005 Horry County warrant for Failure to Appear on a Trafficking Cocaine charge and a December 2005 warrant for a state Probation Violation.
 
  April 17, 2007 - Acting on information provided by the U. S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Montgomery, AL, the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task force in Huntsville, AL, arrested a 15 year old juvenile wanted for the April 12, 2007, shooting death of 17 year old Marquise Johnson in Tuskegee, AL.
 
  April 17, 2007 - Fugitive, Daniel Davis, wanted on major narcotics charges since 1998 has been captured in Venezuela and returned to South Dakota.  Davis was being sought on both state and federal drug charges stemming from 1998 federal indictment for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamines and Marijuana.
 
  April 13, 2007 - Jesse Seroyer, Jr., United States Marshal for the Middle District of Alabama, announces that a team of state and local law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals, arrested Charles Thomas Gaddy Jr. in Columbus, Georgia. Gaddy was arrested on federal charges for possession of child pornography.
 
  April 12, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Broward County Violent Fugitive Task Force has arrested a man who is wanted in the Orlando area for the repeated sexual assault of a child under the age of twelve. U.S. Marshals and Orange County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lloyd Dubric Mitchell, 66, in Ft. Lauderdale. Mitchell is charged with 50 counts of sexual battery on a child under 12 years old. 
 
  April 11, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Bennie V. Stephens in Aliceville, AL early this morning. The Marshals had determined that Stephens was actually Gerald Raye Campbell who was wanted for escape from the Alabama Department of Corrections. Campbell was convicted in 1978 and sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of his wife.
 
  April 11, 2007 - Juan Carlos Zambrano, 44 of Austin was arrested this morning in Chicago by the United States Marshals Service, Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Zambrano has been a fugitive since being charged in March of 2007 by Travis County for 2 counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, a 1st degree felony.
 
  April 10, 2007 - Adrian Green and Darren Darden’s flight ended on a busy Beaumont Street this afternoon. Two United States Marshals Service led Fugitive Task Forces partnered together to arrest both Green and Darden.  Green and Darden are accused in the first murder in over a decade in Converse, TX.
 
  April 10, 2007- The Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) will embark on a new proactive mission in an effort to change the mind set that promotes violence, gang activities, and the drug culture in the New Orleans metro area. USMS EDLA is sponsoring this partnership with the New Orleans Police Department; the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff’s Office; New Orleans Harbor Police; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) New Orleans office to implement Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) in New Orleans area schools.
 
  April 10, 2007 - The Northern District of Florida's U.S. Marshals Office in Panama City announces the arrest of Joe Francis, producer of the "Girls Gone Wild" videos. Francis was arrested on a federal warrant for Criminal Contempt of Court. Francis, 34, was arrested after stepping off of a privately chartered jet and was detained by the Panama City Bay County International Airport Police. 
 
  April 09, 2007 - Two local United States Marshals Service employees will receive national recognition during the U.S. Marshals Service Director’s Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2007. Assistant Chief Cathy Jones will be awarded the “Leadership Beyond the Standard Award” and Chief David Harlow will be awarded the “Distinguished Group Award”. The awards are two of the highest awards to be received within the United States Marshals Service.
 
  April 09, 2007 - On Easter Sunday, Fatemeh Angela Harkness was arrested at JFK airport in New York.  In May of 2005 Harkness was arrested by officials in Dubai who had worked with the United States Marshals liaison to INTERPOL and the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in their international quest to apprehend Harkness. Harkness failed to appear for sentencing after her conviction for fraud and skipped out of the country.
 
  April 06, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force announces the nomination of Special Deputy United States Marshal Mark Benavidez as an America’s Most Wanted All Star. Deputy Benavidez has been a decorated member of Bexar County Sheriff’s Office for fourteen years, spending three of those years assigned to the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.
 
  April 05, 2007 - The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Atlanta Police Department, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), arrested Deuntria Lamar Lyons, 24.  He was part of a ring of individuals wanted for their participation in a string of armed robberies in which women were targeted for their rings and other jewelry.
 
  April 05, 2007  – The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Englewood, Colorado Police Department, in conjunction with the office of Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, announced today the arrest of Roy Adkins in a cold case murder from 1976. The 31-year investigation involved the slaying of 57-year old Viola Ginter, who was brutally strangled in her Englewood home.
 
  April 05, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the San Antonio Police Department’s (SAPD) Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) partnered to locate and arrest fugitive Latin King Gang member Gilbert Rodriguez late yesterday afternoon.
 
  April 05, 2007A major fugitive wanted on outstanding state charges for murder has been arrested by a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in East Palo Alto, California.  Kafoa M. Hefa, 20, was being sought on a warrant issued in Seattle charging him with murder. Hefa was arrested on April 3, 2007 in East Palo Alto, California by investigators serving on the U.S. Marshal sponsored Northern California Fugitive Task Force (NCTF) in conjunction with members of the California State Parole Fugitive Apprehension Team, the East Palo Alto Police Department, and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
 
  April 03, 2007 - On April 2, 2007, Juan Felan was arrested in Aransas County Texas by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force-Corpus Christi Division. Felan was wanted by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force on multiple counts of Sexual Assault of a Child.
 
  March 30, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Jose Antonio Espinoza this evening in Northwest Austin. Espinoza was sought by the task force after he failed to appear for his June 2006 sentencing in the United States District Court in San Antonio, Texas. 
 
  March 30, 2007 - David Miller, Acting U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Washington announced Wesley Clinton Gray, 50, has been arrested on federal charges, accused of failing to register as a sex-offender as required by law. Gray is the first person in Western Washington to be charged under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.  Gray was arrested this morning in downtown Seattle by deputy U.S. marshals serving on the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force (PNWFAT) and agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 
 
  March 29, 2007 -  One of the Pacific Northwest’s Most Wanted fugitives was arrested yesterday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by Mexican law enforcement authorities based on information developed by the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force (PNWFAT). Jeffery Jay Warren, age 57, was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Drug Enforcement Agency on a thirty count indictment for Conspiracy to Import
and Distribute Hashish, the Importation and Distribution of Hashish, Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Money Laundering.
 
  March 29, 2007 - Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Western District of Texas arrested Frank Hodges Jr., 61 years old, at his residence in Texas based on a collateral lead sent by the U.S. Marshals Eastern District of Louisiana Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF). Hodges was wanted on warrants out of Jefferson and Orleans Parish for multiple counts of contractor fraud and exploitation of the infirmed totaling over $200,000.
 
  March 29, 2007 - Robert Bernard Bush, 24, was captured by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Atlanta Police Department. Bush was wanted by the Atlanta Police Department and Dekalb County for Trafficking Cocaine, Possession With Intent To Distribute Marijuana, Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of A Crime, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer.
 
  March 28, 2007 - Peter J. Elliott, the United States Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, has been named a “Top Cop” of the nation by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO). Marshal Elliott was selected for this prestigious award after being nominated by the Ohio Patrolman’s Benevolent Association and its President Terry Gallagher. The Top Cop Awards pay tribute to the men and women in law enforcement for their outstanding service to America’s communities.
 
  March 27, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Pensacola Police Department are asking for the public's help locating a husband and wife wanted for numerous felonies, to include the husband who is also wanted for several armed robberies. Steven Walton is wanted in connection with 5 felony warrants for Criminal Use of Personal Information. Walton's wife, Tandra Wright is wanted on 4 felony charges for the same crime. 
 
  March 27, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Jose Delacruz, 21 years old, at 11:30 am on March 27, 2007. Delacruz was wanted on one count of Murder from the Roxbury District Court, Boston, Massachusetts.
 
  March 23, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service have arrested three subjects - Richard A. Brown, Brian J. Phillips and Michael Clay Campbell - who failed to register as sex offenders.
 
  March 21, 2007 - Martin Garcia-Gonzalez was apprehended late Monday night in Edinburg, Texas as he attempted to run out the back door of his mobile home. Garcia-Gonzalez was the subject of a 1994 federal warrant charging him with escape from FCI Estill. Garcia-Gonzalez’s trail had gone cold for almost 13 years before deputy marshals in South Carolina picked it up in Florida late last year.
 
  March 20, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Robert Cruz late Monday night in a residential area near Meadow Point and Royal Haven. Cruz was the last of six suspects captured after a warrant for his arrest was issued in the recent beating death of a man in San Antonio.
 
  March 19, 2007The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force acting on information provided by the United States Marshals Service led Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force from Atlanta, Georgia, arrested Derrick Charles Francois in San Antonio. Francois is wanted out of Georgia on 5 counts of Aggravated Assault by Shooting.
 
  March 16, 2007 - A fugitive wanted for Failure to Appear in Delaware and Possession of a Weapon by a Prohibited Person was arrested this morning in Philadelphia by the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force.  Task Force Officers arrested Roderick Butler, 31 years of age, at a residence in Philadelphia.
 
  March 16, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Terry Thompson. Thompson was wanted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections for violating his probation and by the Rankin County (Mississippi) Sheriffs Office for failure to register as a sexual offender.
 
  March 15, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Eric Benson. Benson was wanted by the Houston County (Georgia) Sheriffs Office for violating his probation. Benson was on probation due to an original charge of child molestation.
 
  March 13, 2007 - On December 30, 2006, 45-year old Ralph Garbarini walked into a local eatery and shot and killed Michael Fineman and wounded another man. The couple had asked that Garbarini be escorted from the restaurant because he was staring at the them.  Today, Garbarini’s vehicle was spotted by two retired Los Angeles Police Officers in Hollywood, California and he was taken into custody without incident.
 
  March 12, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested those responsible for the deaths of the two infant children recently discovered wrapped in trash bags under a home in San Antonio.  The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force capped one of the largest manhunts to ever take place in San Antonio when they arrested Valerie Lopez and Jerry Salazar at a residence in South San Antonio.
 
  March 10, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and members from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Alan Frazier Cox. Cox, 41, is wanted by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office on two warrants, Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon and for Possession of a Firearm by a Minor (Parental Responsibility).
 
  March 09, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is offering a $5000.00 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the deaths of the two children recently discovered under a home in the 1300 block of W. Winnepeg in San Antonio.
 
  March 09, 2007- On March 8, 2007 members of the Dallas Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST) assisted by Dallas Police SWAT and patrol officers arrested Wadelen Sumlin at a northeast Dallas apartment on Murder charges out of Shreveport, Louisiana.
 
  March 9, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force and Phoenix Police Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations Detail (FAID) arrested a man believed to be involved in the shooting of a Glendale police officer and a high ranking member of the New Mexican Mafia. Angel Garcia, 28, was arrested on federal charges of Supervised Release Violation.
Glendale Police have identified Garcia as a “person of interest” in the case involving in the shooting of Glendale Police Officer Jeremy Esh.
 
  March 08, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, the Dallas-Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, and the Val Verde County Sheriffs Office combined forces to arrest Ismael Ortiz III.  Ortiz was convicted of sexually assaulting a 15 yr old female in Val Verde County. Ortiz has since failed to comply with Registering as a Sex Offender.
 
  March 08, 2007 - A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a man on charges that he traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to update his sex offender registration as required by the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. John Gerard Escovedo, age 28, of Las Vegas, was indicted and charged with one count of Failure to Register. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
 
  March 08, 2007 - In the early morning hours of March 7,2007, the long run of a serial bank robber came to an end thanks to the combined efforts of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF), the Dallas/Fort Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW/FAST) and the Dallas FBI Bank Robbery Squad. William Michael Rhodes was arrested at a Dallas area motel with the loot from his latest heist. 
 
  March 04, 2007 - The United States Marshals Northern Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force is asking the public's assistance in locating federal inmate, Michael Joseph Derenak who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp (FPC) in Pensacola, Florida.
 
  March 04, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force, and members from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Mansel William Swaney, aka “Bill Swaney” 12 a.m. this morning. Swaney, 41, is wanted in Kansas City, Missouri for violating his parole after serving time for a conviction of armed robbery.  At the time of his arrest, Swaney still had the handcuffs on his wrists, but apparently had someone else cut the links off earlier.
 
  March 04, 2007 -  The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in locating escaped felon Mansel Swaney aka “Billy Swaney.” Swaney has local ties to the Okaloosa area. Swaney, 41, is wanted in Kansas City, Missouri on a parole violation warrant after serving time for a conviction of armed robbery.
 
  March 01, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service is proud to announce that Zeke Brown is now reunited with his mother. His abductor, Will Brown is in custody in Mexico. The United States Marshals Service tracked Will Brown to Mexico City, Mexico to where he thought he was in safe hiding.
 
  February 28, 2007 - Last night, February 27, 2007, United States Marshals and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office found a nine-year-old child who went missing in Burlington, Iowa in November 2005. The child, Trashanda Sharday Waytes, was found by authorities at a house near Byhalia, Mississippi.
 
  February 27, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) deputies and Lake Havasu City Police Department detectives hunted down a wanted sex offender hiding in the tourist town of Lake Havasu City. Barry Bult, wanted for Parole Violation in South Dakota, was captured while at work earlier today. 
 
  February 27, 2007 - Jim Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio announces the arrest of Johnny Barreto on February 23, 2007. Barreto was wanted by the Mercer County, New Jersey, Sheriffs Office for failure to register as a sexual offender. 
 
  February 26, 2007 - Marshals Service Director John F. Clark met with city and state officials, citizens and law enforcement personnel on his first visit to Fort Smith, Arkansas, the host city of the future U.S. Marshals Museum. The appearance comes on the heels of the announcement in early January that Fort Smith is the new home of the museum.
 
  February 26, 2007 - Fugitive Donald Leroy Johnson was arrested February 16, 2007, by Deputy United States Marshals in Miami, Florida. Johnson was originally charged with two counts of Child Molestation in Benton County, Missouri in 2004. 
 
  February 22, 2007 - Dario Tomasi, 65, was arrested Thursday night in Las Vegas, Nevada by the U.S. Marshals led Nevada Fugitive Investigative Strike Team (FIST) fugitive task force. Tomasi was wanted on rape and indecent assault charges in Canada after being accused of sexually molesting his minor step-daughters between the years 1966 and 1974.
 
  February 22, 2007 - On the afternoon of February 22, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), with assistance from the FBI New Orleans Field Division and the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested David John Sprong Jr., 47 years old, at A to Z Auto Auction L.L.C. in Holden, Louisiana without incident. 
 
  February 21, 2007 - On January 31, 2007 William Larry Brown abducted 13 month old Ezekiel David Brown (Zeke). Zeke was taken from his mother in Evans, Georgia, by his non custodial father, William Brown and two weeks later the car used in the abduction, a 2006 white Acura, was discovered in parking lot of the Triple C Steak House in Devine, Texas. 
 
  February 21, 2007 - On the early morning of February 18, 2007, the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) arrested Francis Eugene Reed Jr., 40 years old, at a residence in Chelsea, Alabama (Shelby County, AL.) without incident. Reed, who had been a fugitive since April of 2006, was wanted by the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office for two counts of aggravated rape of a juvenile and for two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. 
 
  February 16, 2007 - James R. Dougan, U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Michigan announced "that on February 15,2007, Martwain Phillips was arrested in Grand Rapids, Michigan, by Deputy U.S. Marshals from Grand Rapids". Phillips was arrested on a warrant issued in Bloomington, Illinois for the homicide of Phillips' wife on February 13, 2007. It is alleged that Phillips strangled his wife in front of their children. 
 
  February 14, 2007 - The following testimony was submitted by United States Marshals Service Director John F. Clark before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, February 14, 2007. The written testimony was submitted for a hearing on judicial security and independence.
 
  February 14, 2007 - Escaped gang member, Omar Haki Smith, is arrested by Dallas Ft. Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (DFW FAST).  On July 21, 2006 Dallas Police patrol officers arrested Smith for Manufacture & Delivery of Cocaine and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by a Felon. Smith was handcuffed and seated on the ground when he successfully fled on foot and escaped from custody. 
 
  February 13, 2007 - At approximately 7:30pm on February 13, 2007, Derrest Jones, 28, was captured by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Atlanta Police Department. Jones was wanted by the Atlanta Police Department for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer.
 
  February 13, 2007 - At approximately 12:15pm on February 13, 2007, Carletha Simmons was captured by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Simmons was wanted by the Charleston, SC Police Department for the December 23, 2006 murder of William Ayers.
 
  February 11, 2007 - On Saturday February 10, 2007 four year old Genesis Paredez found herself being fought over by her grandmother and her birth mother. The result was a grandmother being assaulted by her own daughter and an intense manhunt for a missing four year old girl. Sunday afternoon the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, led by the United States Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas, reunited Genesis with her grandmother.
 
  February 9, 2007 -  US Marshals participating in the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Taskforce (PNWFAT) located Isaias Martinez-Reyes in Mexico.  Martinez-Reyes has been wanted by the Seattle Police Department since March of 2004.  He is suspected of raping his 10 year-old niece on multiple occasions in early 2004 was arrested yesterday by Mexican law enforcement authorities in Mexico City.  He will remain in custody in Mexico City until extradition proceedings to the United States are completed. 
 
  February 9, 2007 - U.S. Marshals, together with state and local law enforcement authorities, arrested Russell Lee Overlin (52) at a Miami, OK motel early this evening. Overlin is wanted by Polk county authorities for questioning regarding the homicides of his father Gilbert Overlin and step-mother Naomi Overlin.
 
  February 8, 2007 - On the night of February 07, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana ( EDLA) U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF), with the help of the Westwego, Louisiana Police Department, arrested Cody Lee Good, 29 years old, and his girlfriend, Tosha Leah Thomas, 26 years old, in Westwego, Louisiana. Good was wanted out of Arapahoe County, Colorado for escape and is a suspect in at least four armed robberies in the Alexandria, Louisiana area. Thomas was wanted out of Arapahoe County, Colorado for a felony theft.
 
  February 07, 2007 - The U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended two felons wanted by Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and directed the arrest of another man wanted in Escambia County who was located in Arkansas.
 
  February 06, 2007 - On February 2nd, 2007, United States Marshals in Corpus Christi arrested Juan Ramirez on warrants issued by Ector County for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact.
 
  February 06, 2007 - On February 05, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Desmond Manuel Ray, 32 years old, at his residence in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ray was wanted on a January 2007, EDLA warrant charging him with federal supervised release violations. A firearm, as well as a quantity of what is believed to be crack and powder cocaine, was also recovered from the residence.
 
  February 02, 2007 - U.S. Marshals are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the apprehension of Russell Lee Overlin, 52, of Mitchellville. Overlin is wanted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for questioning in relation to the deaths of his father and step-mother, Gilbert and Naomi Overlin.
 
  February 02, 2007 - Jesse Seroyer, Jr., United States Marshal for the Middle District of Alabama, announced that on the morning of February 2, 2007, a team of state and local law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals arrested Roderick Alonzo OKONJI, in Tuskegee, Alabama.  OKONJI has been charged with one count of murder and one count of aggravated assault in Clayton County, Georgia. OKONJI was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Nathaniel Henry and aggravated assault of Abendigo Pope in Jonesboro Georgia in December 2006.
 
  January 31, 2007 - On January 29, 2007 the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) El Paso Division started a week long round-up of state and local fugitives. As of Wednesday 31st, the LSFTF has arrested over eighty-five (85) fugitives and cleared over a one hundred (100) state and federal warrants.
 
  January 31, 2007 - A fugitive, wanted for the slaying of a National Guard soldier home from his Iraq deployment to be with his wife during childbirth, has been arrested following an investigation led by United States Marshals. Fabian Cayetano Urrea, considered a violent fugitive, was captured in Sinaloa, Culiacan, Mexico. He was sought in connection with the 2005 murder of Jorge Estrada, a California Army National Guard soldier.
 
  January 29, 2007 - United States Marshal Eric Robertson announced that he will resign as U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Washington effective March 3, 2007. After five years of service, he will be continuing his 23 years of public service as the first Administrator of the Valley Regional Fire Authority (VRFA); serving the communities of Algona, Auburn, and Pacific.  
 
  January 29, 2007 - On January 26, 2007, members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, led by the United States Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas, received a request for immediate assistance from the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office to assist them in locating kidnapper Timothy Williams.
 
  January 28, 2007 - A man suspected of involvement in a 10 mile chase down two San Bernardino County California freeways that resulted in the shooting death of a 12 year old boy was arrested this morning in Tucson by U.S. Marshals and the multi-agency Fugitive Investigative Strike Team (FIST). 
 
  January 26, 2007 - Jesse Merle Keffler was taken into custody without incident by members of the Marshals’ Operation Intercept fugitive task force today. Keffler, 35, was the first person in South Carolina to be arrested under the new Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.
 
 

January 26, 2007 - A Bealeton, Virginia man wanted by Delaware State Police for racketeering was arrested by United States Marshals in Nashville, Tennessee. Roy Palumbo, 51 of Bealeton, Virginia, a known member of the Pagans Motorcycle Gang is being held as a fugitive in Davidson County, Tennessee on charges of racketeering. Palumbo has been wanted since November 20, 2006.  

 
  January 25, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Andrew Mendez, Jr. for the felony offense of Indecency with a Child. Mendez is accused of driving around nude and exposing himself to young girls attending school in the San Antonio Independent School District.
 
  January 25, 2007 - The United States Marshals Service has arrested a Wilmington man wanted by New Castle County Police for hitting a man in the head with a baseball bat. Angel R. Garcia, 33, was wanted in connection with a baseball bat attack on a Castle Hills man that left him severely brain damaged on September 10, 2006.
 
  January 25, 2007 - On January 24, 2007, members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested fugitives Elmore and Michelle Sadler. The married couple was wanted for federal narcotics violations out of the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division. 
 
  January 25, 2007 - A career felon’s latest run from the law came to an end today at the hands of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Rogers Marshall was wanted by the City of Waco Police Dept. for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Burglary of a Habitation, and Terroristic Threats. Marshall is the primary suspect in a recent series of violent crimes against women.
 
  January 25, 2007 - United States Marshal William Kruziki announced the capture of Ned N. Clesceri, age 50, who was apprehended in Des Plaines, IL. by the United States Marshals Service’s (USMS) Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF)-Chicago.  Clesceri was wanted on multiple counts of Sexual Intercourse with a Child and Indecent Behavior with a Child. 
 
  January 25, 2007 - One of the New Orleans Police Department’s “Top 20 Priority Warrants” was arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Anthony Sylve was wanted for aggravated assault and drug violations. Sylve had been living in the San Antonio area since Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region.
 
  January 25, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested David Glenn Clancy for the felony offense of "Retaliation". Clancy had blamed a San Antonio area school when, resulting from an investigation stemming from an anonymous tip, Child Protective Services recently removed his children from his home.
 
  January 23, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Midland Division, announces the arrest of Juan Ramon Morales.  In March of 2003, Juan Morales kidnapped two 5 year old twin girls in Odessa, Texas and violently sexually assaulted them both.
 
  January 23, 2007 - Ryan Downs, a fugitive, wanted for Rape Second Degree Without Consent and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Within Seven Days After Address Change, was arrested this morning by the U.S. Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force.
 
  January 21, 2007 - A serial rapist’s long run of terror in the Central Texas area came to an end Saturday, officers of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Christopher Jerome Howard at a rodeo in McGregor, TX. 
 
  January 19, 2007 - William Harrison Blackwell had changed his name, changed his look, changed his friends, and relocated after the 1988 murder in Ector County, Texas. All his efforts to avoid justice were ended yesterday when the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Blackwell outside the Universal City apartment complex in which he was staying.
 
  January 19, 2007 - A man suspected in a grisly Los Angeles area double homicide was arrested January 18th by Tucson Police after receiving information from local U.S. Marshals. Christopher Anthony Brown, 38, was arrested without incident after Tucson Police recognized the minivan Brown was driving and initiated a high risk traffic stop at approximately 9:45am on Tucson’s south side.
 
  January 18, 2007 - On Wednesday, January 17, 2007, the West Tennessee United States Marshals Service Mid-South Fugitive Task Force and the Middle North Carolina Fugitive Task Force captured fugitive Corey Scott in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Scott was charged in Shelby County Criminal Court on February 24, 2006 with Rape of a Child.
 
  January 18, 2007- On January 18, 2007, the Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) and the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell Wayne Parker, 46 years old. Parker, who was wanted on an February 2005, Texas Department of Safety (DPS) parole warrant for voluntary manslaughter, was also wanted on a warrant from November 2006, charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child. 
 
  January 17, 2007 - Jail space to house federal prisoners nationwide has become a critical need for the country’s oldest law enforcement agency, the U.S. Marshals Service. As the number of detainees soars nationally, southwest Virginia is feeling the pinch as well. The U.S. Marshals Service, as well as other federal agencies, are being told by local and state governments that they have no room to house federal prisoners. 
 
  January 17, 2007 - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Midland Division, announces the arrest of Lawrence Eugene Wynne. Lone Star Fugitive Task Force investigators had tracked Wynne to a residence in Tyler, Texas. On Tuesday, January 16, 2006, the United States Marshals Service, Tyler Division, arrested Wynne for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration. 
 
  January 17, 2007 - Fredral Latell Shade is alleged to be one of the leaders of multi-defendant crack cocaine distribution ring in the Permian Basin. Since his indictment on October 25, 2006, Shade has been on the run from law enforcement authorities. On Friday January 12, 2006, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, led by the United States Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas, tracked Shade to a residence in Grand Prairie, Texas.
 
  January 16, 2007 - The Kansas Apprehension Task Force, a multi-jurisdictional fugitive task force comprised of the United States Marshals Service, Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriffs Department, and Kansas Department of Corrections located and apprehended David Lee Holmes Jr.
 
  January 13, 2007 - On the morning of January 13, 2007, the EDLA U.S. Marshals Crescent Star Fugitive Task Force (CSFTF) arrested Donald Greenup, 25 years old, on Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA at his place of employment without incident. He was wanted on a warrant issued January 12, 2007, out of Dallas County, Texas charging him with capital murder/capital felony.
 
  January 12, 2007- A California man wanted on multiple bank robberies in the Los Angeles area was hit by a car on I-17 while attempting to evade U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force members last night. Steven Dennis, 36, a California Parolee at Large, has outstanding warrants in San Bernardino for several bank robberies.
 
  January 12, 2007 - At approximately 5:45pm on January 12, 2007, Tywan Lamont Williams was captured by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Cobb County Police Department. Williams is wanted in Durham, NC for a 1997 murder and by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Department for a felony probation violation.
 
  January 12, 2007 - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Marshals Service announced that Wilfredo Madera, a 41-year-old resident of Orlando, Florida, has pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender under the Adam Walsh Act, which was enacted on July 27, 2006.
 
  January 11, 2007 - Dennis Wayne Harvey, Jr., 28, of Austin was arrested aboard the Shrimp Boat “Michael Lynn” off the Savannah, Georgia coast by the United States Marshals Service, Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Untied States Coast Guard, Station Tybee out of Tybee Island, Georgia. Harvey had been the subject of an intense manhunt since a November 3, 2006 crime spree in Austin during which Harvey allegedly carjacked 4 vehicles, shooting a victim and then fleeing the state.
 
  January 09, 2007 - Washington, D.C. - In the pre-dawn hours this morning, Deputy U.S. Marshals and agents of Mexico’s Agencia Federal de Investigationes (AFI) delivered fugitive Jorge Arroyo-Garcia to the Orange County California jail in Santa Ana. Garcia is a vicious fugitive wanted for the murder of Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff David March four years ago.
 
  January 09, 2007 - James M. Wahlrab, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announces the arrest of fugitive couple William and Lisa Cook. The husband and wife team had outstanding federal and local warrants for crimes committed in both the State of Ohio and the State of Kentucky. 
 
  January 8, 2007Marques Hardges, a wanted fugitive and dangerous member of the Lokout Piru Bloods gang, was arrested in St. Petersburg, Florida by Deputy U.S. Marshals.  Hardges, 31, was wanted in Multnomah County for several outstanding warrants involving narcotics activity and parole violations.  Hardges was considered a serious threat to the public based on his gang association and previous arrests involving weapons and narcotics.
 
  January 04, 2007 - Washington, DC - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) has selected Fort Smith, Arkansas, as the host city for the Agency’s new museum. Director John F. Clark made the announcement today after receiving recommendations from a 10-person museum committee that has been studying the issue for the past two years.
   

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