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Middle District of Tennessee - News  

March 14, 2018 - On March 13, 2018, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Keith Tansil in Smyrna. Tansil was wanted by the Nashville Metro Police Department following an AMBER Alert out of Goodlettsville. Tansil is accused of taking three children at gunpoint early Sunday morning. The children were recovered shortly after the AMBER Alert was issued, while Tansil remained at large. As a result of the incident, the Goodlettsville Police Department charged Tansil with the following three counts: Interfering with an Emergency Call, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Especially Aggravated Kidnapping.

January 21, 2015 - The man accused of shooting a thirteen-year-old girl as she lay sleeping in Lebanon has been apprehended in Brentwood, Tennessee by U.S. Marshals and Brentwood Police. Joseph C. Hendry II was arrested at the Extended Stay America Hotel on Church Street.

July 24, 2014 - On July 23, U.S. Marshals, assisted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Sgt. James Johnson in Brentwood, TN. Johnson was wanted for failure to appear on 120 counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12. He was also charged by the U.S. Army with military desertion and was dubbed as their third most wanted fugitive.

May 02, 2013 - The U.S. Marshals’ Middle Tennessee Joint Fugitive Task Force, backed by Nashville Police, captured a 17-year old suspect in connection with the shooting death of 17-year old Jonathan Johnson. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice