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Middle District of Alabama - News Releases

  • August 22, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the Middle District of Alabama is warning the public of an ongoing jury-duty phone scam where the scammer poses as a U.S. Marshal, deputy marshal, or other law enforcement officer. The scammer calls the victim to advise that he or she has missed federal jury duty, but can avoid arrest by paying a fine immediately.
  • May 12, 2016 - Today, the U.S. Marshals of the Middle District of Alabama arrested former Tallassee Police Chief Chris Miles. Miles was wanted for a Pre-Trial Release Violation where he failed to self-surrender to the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Friday, May 6th.
  • May 03, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in Montgomery, Alabama arrested Kisha Johnson, the ex-girlfriend of Raymond Pruitt, who was the subject of a recent multi-state manhunt ending in his arrest on Friday in Troy, Alabama. Johnson was arrested at her residence in Montgomery and charged with felony Hindering Prosecution.
  • October 23, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Michael Smith near Dothan, a fugitive wanted for burglarizing the home of an elderly widow in North Carolina. Smith was wanted by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department in Murphy N.C. During the burglary, Smith and three co-defendants stole the widow’s life savings.
  • May 08, 2015 - Rasheen Jahmal Smith was arrested on Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Deputies of the U.S. Marshals Service. A federal arrest warrant was issued on Smith by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives for the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Smith is also being investigated by the Russell County Sheriff’s Office as a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred in Hurtsboro, Alabama on April 13, 2015. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice