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Adam Walsh Act Fifteenth Anniversary

USMS DOJ SealJuly 27, 2021 - Today marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. The law is named for 6-year-old Adam Walsh, who was abducted from a Florida mall on this same date in 1981 by a serial killer. Adam’s abduction and murder served as a catalyst for change in the way the nation deals with crimes against children. This tragedy launched his father, John Walsh, on a lifelong mission to prevent similar attacks on other children...read more
   
July 27, 2021 - U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture of Shakenya Poney for first degree murder. On July 24, 2021, Clara Wismon was found shot to death in Memphis, TN and warrants were issued for the arrest of Shakenya Poney for this crime...read more

July 25, 2021 - The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, led by the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested Guillermo Raya-Leon for first degree murder in Salem, Oregon. Raya-Leon is alleged to have shot and killed a Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy on Friday in Vancouver, Washington...read more

July 23, 2021 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announces the arrest of Timothy Harmon, a 53-year old man formerly of Harrisburg. On October 14, 2003, the Harrisburg Bureau of Police obtained an arrest warrant charging Harmon with aggravated indecent assault of a child...read more

July 23, 2021 - Aaron Gomez was arrested by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force on charges involving violation of parole conditions. Gomez was wanted by the New Braunfels Police Department after a warrant was issued for his arrest last month. Gomez was allegedly involved in a shooting and as a result, members of the task force were requested to assist in his apprehension...read more

July 22, 2021 - A man convicted of a 2014 vehicular homicide, but who fled to avoid a trial, was arrested Wednesday in Durango, Mexico, by Mexican authorities, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Middle District of Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Kirk Randler was extradited today to Houston, Texas, and will be brought back to Monroe County...read more

July 21, 2021 - The U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force began working on this week’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Travis Michael Magoon. These efforts paid off with Magoon’s arrest in Strafford, NH...read more

July 20, 2021 - The U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force received information from a local police department that pointed to the likely location of “Fugitive of the Week,” Megan Ann Morrison. Morrison had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on May 26th and was being sought on a Strafford County arrest warrant for bail violations for an ongoing narcotics case...read more
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