Western District of Tennessee - News Releases
January 04, 2017 - 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.
November 29, 2016 - A murder suspect was brought to justice this morning by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. On July 4, 2015 Quincy Jett was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle in Memphis, TN. On October 31, 2016 a First Degree Murder warrant was issued for the arrest of Markavias Gray.
November 29, 2016 - Freddie Yarbor fled to Ridgeland, Mississippi but couldn’t hide from the U.S. Marshals. On November 10th a warrant was issued for the arrest of Freddie Yarbor on the charge of first degree Murder. He is accused in the August 20 shooting death of Jeromee “J Money” White.
November 09, 2016 - Terrance Harris fled to Minnesota after allegedly committing a murder. But he couldn’t avoid the U.S. Marshals. On 11/28/14 Jarmelle Jones was killed in the 600 block of N. Walnut Bend. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Terrance Harris by Shelby County for First Degree Murder.
November 04, 2016 - Marlin Rooks fled to Memphis, TN in order to evade a First Degree Murder, but he couldn’t escape the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force. It is alleged that on September 10th, in Clarkston, Georgia, Rooks shot Kiana Kirk in the face with a handgun, killing her.
October 12, 2016 - For months Cortez Rivers has been wanted for Rape of a Child and Aggravated Sexual Battery. Today the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force brought him to justice.
September 19, 2016 - In a bid to escape justice, a fugitive tried to swim, run and fight his way past law enforcement this morning. But in the end he was unable to escape. The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and members of the M.P.D Mt. Moriah Precinct Task Force were looking for fugitive Alvertis Brown. Brown had warrants for his arrest on charges including; Rape of a child, Aggravated Sexual Battery, and two charges of Aggravated Assault.
October 07, 2015 - An alleged murderer was brought to justice yesterday by the U.S. Marshals Task Force. On 09/22/15 an arrest warrant issued by Shelby County for 1st Degree Murder for Courtney Crutcher. It is alleged that on 09/02/15, Crutcher killed Ralph Martin and injured Jeremiah Isom with a handgun.
August 19, 2015 - Dyterious Owens was arrested today for an alleged shooting incident that injured several people. On July 26, 2015, several people were shot in Memphis, including an eighty-one year-old woman and a three week old baby. Owens was charged with two counts of Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder and fourteen counts of Aggravated Assault.
July 31, 2015 - An attempted murder suspect’s three year flight from justice has ended today, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Tamika Jones was wanted for Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.