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Southern District of Ohio - News Releases


  • August 25, 2016 - On August 23, 2016 the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Edgar Barrientos. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Barrientos for several counts of Rape and Gross Sexual Imposition.  On August 25, 2016, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Kendrick Robinson. The Dayton Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Kendrick Robinson for Rape, Aggravated Assault and Kidnapping.
  • July 22, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested a Toledo man early today on an outstanding warrant issued by the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas. Michael Buchanan was wanted by the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant for Buchanan, which was based on a Grand Jury Indictment, was issued on May 17 and charges him with Felonious Assault, Kidnapping and Rape.
  • May 25, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team from the Cincinnati Office, Dayton Office and the Miamisburg Police Department arrested fugitive Robert L. Curry on an outstanding arrest warrant from Hendricks County, Indiana. Curry was wanted by the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana on a charge of Battery by means of Deadly Weapon and felony carrying of a handgun with a prior felony conviction. The Indianapolis Metro Police Department identified Curry as a possible suspect in a recent homicide in the Indianapolis metro area.
  • May 16, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team and the Butler County Sheriff’s Office arrested fugitive Nicholas Taylor on an outstanding arrest warrant from Sevier County, Tennessee. Taylor was wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on a charge of Murder.
  • April 20, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Jaylan Deshawn Traviss on an outstanding arrest warrant from Muskegon, Michigan. Traviss was wanted by the Muskegon Police Department on a charge of Murder.
  • March 31, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals are warning the public of an ongoing jury duty telephone scam. It begins when the scammer, posing as a U.S. Marshal or other law enforcement officer, calls a victim to advise that he or she has missed federal jury duty but can avoid arrest by paying a fine immediately.
  • March 24, 2016 - Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Ricky Hand. The Springfield Police Department had filed a warrant for Aggravated Robbery, charges that stemmed from a robbery in March of 2016. Hand is also a suspect in several other robberies that occurred in the Springfield area and has a history of committing robberies and burglaries.
  • March 18, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Albert Scott. The Springfield Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Scott on 4 counts of Rape and 1 count of Gross Sexual Imposition. The charges stem from incidents that occurred between 1992 and 1997. The victim, who was 6 years old in 1992, recently came forward and reported the alleged conduct to the Springfield Police Department.
  • March 11, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Arizona Wanted Task Force arrested fugitive John L. Noe on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court in Cincinnati, OH. Noe was wanted by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office for 2 counts of Rape, Gross Sexual Imposition, and Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor.
  • March 10, 2016 - Yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Issac Morgan. The Springfield Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Morgan on 2 counts of Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and Felonious Assault.
  • February 24, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Timothy Terry on an outstanding arrest warrant from Detroit, Michigan. Terry was wanted by the Detroit Police Department on a charge of Murder.
  • February 12, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested a Columbus man today on an outstanding warrant issued by the Magistrate Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia. Christopher Lamar Jones was wanted by the Beckley, WV Police Department First Degree Murder, Malicious Wounding, Wanton Endangerment and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
  • February 09, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested murder suspect Michael Prewitt on February 08, 2016 on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Municipal Court in Cincinnati, OH.
  • February 04, 2016 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Tamara Remy and her husband, Christopher Remy. The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team worked closely with the Springfield Police Department after Tamara and Christopher Remy were charged with raping three children over the course of several years.
  • January 19, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested fugitive Diondre Brandy on January 19, 2016 on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Cincinnati, Ohio on a charge of Rape, Felonious Assault and Gross Sexual Imposition.
  • January 13, 2016 - This morning, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Harry Steadman. On 1/12/2016, the New York State Division of Parole issued a warrant for Steadman after investigators named him as the primary suspect in a homicide that occurred on 1/11/2016. Ironically enough, Steadman was just recently released from prison where he served 25 years as a result of a previous homicide conviction.
  • January 08, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Richard C. Saylor on felony warrants from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Cincinnati, Ohio on a Sex Offense Registration charge and Probation Violation.
  • December 07, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public today of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they or their family members have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines.
  • October 16, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Ronald Schwarm on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Cincinnati, Ohio on an indictment charging him with two counts of Rape, two counts of Sexual Battery and one count of Gross Sexual Imposition.
  • October 09, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Kevin Bolware on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Cincinnati, Ohio on a charge of Rape.
  • October 07, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Western District of Kentucky Fugitive Task Force arrested fugitive Darren Goodnight on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Municipal Court, Cincinnati, Ohio on a charge of Aggravated Murder.
  • September 17, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive John E. Edwards on an outstanding warrant from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio for violating the Adam Walsh Child Safety and Protection Act.
  • September 16, 2015 - This morning, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team coordinated the arrest of Lawrence Bell. Bell was wanted on outstanding warrants from the Springfield Police Department for Aggravated Robbery and for being a suspect in multiple bank robberies that occurred in Springfield and Reynoldsburg, Ohio in August of 2015.
  • September 15, 2015 - On September 11, 2015, the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Charles Alexander and located a 13 year old missing child from Champaign County, Ohio. On August 31, 2015, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Charles Alexander for Larceny related offenses.
  • September 08, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Michael D. Burroughs on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Municipal Court in Cincinnati, Ohio on a charge of Kidnapping and Robbery.
  • August 27, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested a Georgia man today on outstanding warrants from Fulton County. Deontae Brooks is wanted in Georgia on one count of Murder, one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
  • August 25, 2015 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that early this morning, the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Zachary Wilson. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Wilson on charges of Rape and Kidnapping.
  • August 14, 2015 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Andrew Liles. A Shelby County grand jury indicted Andrew Liles on 6 counts of Rape, 2 counts of Gross Sexual Imposition, Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor, and 2 counts of Corrupting a Minor with Drugs.
  • August 12, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team tracked down a Columbus man wanted for the alleged murder of four people. Robert Lee Adams is wanted in Columbus on four counts of Murder, five counts of Kidnapping, five counts of Robbery and one count of Felonious Assault.
  • July 31, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Andrew Backit. Backit is wanted on a 2010 outstanding federal indictment for Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs and Possession of a Firearm in relation to a drug trafficking charge.
  • July 30, 2015 - This afternoon, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team coordinated the arrest of Gustavo Gordilla. The Dayton Police Department filed a warrant through the Montgomery County Court for Attempted Rape of a Child Under 10.
  • July 15, 2015 - Yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, in conjunction with the Springfield Police Department, arrested homicide suspect Jerome Palmer.
  • July 14, 2015 - This morning, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Mark Merritt. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Merritt on Rape of a Child under 13. The charges stem from an incident that was reported in November of 2014.
  • July 09, 2015 - After nearly six years on the run, fugitive Jason Perkins was finally apprehended by Deputy U.S. Marshals in Toombs County, Georgia. Perkins was convicted of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor in 1996 and required to register as a sex offender. He was living and registered in Miami County until 2009, when he decided to disappear.
  • June 29, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Letwon Jackson on an outstanding warrant from the State District Court in Montgomery, Alabama on a warrant charging him with two counts of Robbery with a Firearm.
  • June 19, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Jason W. Schomaker on June 18, 2015 on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Cincinnati, Ohio on an indictment charging him with two counts of Rape, Gross Sexual Imposition, Abduction and Robbery.
  • April 17, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested fugitive Jimmy Stewart today on an outstanding warrant from the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Cincinnati, Ohio on a 6 count indictment charging him with Pandering Sexually Oriented Material and 9 counts of Illegal Use of a Minor in Nude Materials.
  • April 09, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested a fugitive today on an outstanding Homicide warrant from San Antonio, TX. Tyree Antijuan Byrd, of Savannah, GA is wanted in Texas on charges stemming from a November 2014 incident where he and an accomplice allegedly shot and killed Antwan Jones in San Antonio.
  • March 18, 2015 - Federal fugitive Lance Ealy knows the true meaning of the “long arm of the law.” Ealy was indicted by a federal grand jury for 46 counts of fraudulent activity, including buying and selling stolen identities, access card devices, and filing false income tax returns. The manhunt began on November 15, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio but came to abrupt end this morning in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • March 17, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested an Arizona man today on outstanding warrants issued in Willcox, AZ. James Wade Bell is wanted in Arizona on three counts of Sexual Conduct with a Minor and three counts of Public Sexual Indecency to a Minor.
  • January 28, 2015 - Peter Tobin, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Thomas Gregory Thompson, and his assistant Alison Louise Antekeier were arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Southern District of Florida (Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force) on arrest warrants issued by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
  • August 28, 2014 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin announced today that homicide suspect David Henderson was arrested. SOFAST, in conjunction with the Dayton Police Department, arrested Henderson this morning in Dayton, OH.
  • August 15, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public today of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines.
  • August 05, 2014 - Peter C. Tobin, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Emmie Jo Lowery has been apprehended. Lowery was wanted by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office for Robbery.
  • July 24, 2014 - Peter C. Tobin, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, announced today that Michael Joseph Herring has been apprehended. Herring was wanted by the Akron Police Department for Aggravated Murder.
  • May 08, 2014 - Springfield Chief of Police Stephen P. Moody and U.S. Marshal Peter C. Tobin announce that Springfield teenager, Tyrin Hawkins, was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals led Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team early this morning after investigators pieced together tips and other information that led them to the King's Court apartment complex in Dayton.
  • March 19, 2014 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team and U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin announced today that Shawn Hagler has been arrested. Hagler was wanted for Aggravated Robbery and Burglary.
  • February 28, 2014 - On February 27th, the U.S. Marshals Service in Las Vegas Nevada arrested Eva Villamor-Goubeaux and located a 4 year old missing child from Troy, Ohio. On February 5, 2014, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Eva Villamor-Goubeaux on a Family Offense, Interference with Custody.
  • February 20, 2014 - The U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team arrested Karl Davis Coleman. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Coleman on Murder, Felonious Assault, Rape, Attempted Rape, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • January 07, 2014 - The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team announced the arrest of Christopher W. Marcum today. Marcum has been charged by indictment with 2 counts of Gross Sexual Imposition with a child less than 13, and 3 counts of Rape with a Child less than 10.

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