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News Release

The U.S. Marshals serves as the enforcement arm of the federal courts and is involved in virtually every federal law enforcement initiative.

Below are the news releases shared across the U.S. Marshals Service’s 94 districts informing the public of the day-to-day activities ranging from fugitive arrests, asset forfeitures, prisoner operations, judicial security measures as well as highlighting individual achievements and success stories within the agency.

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  • $5,000 Reward Offered for Tips Leading to the Arrest of Man Charged in Shooting Death of Juvenile in “Fast-Food” Restaurant

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Wanted Fugitive - Elijah James-Sanders

  • Austin Murder Suspect Deported From Mexico to Face Justice

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Austin, TX – The U.S. Marshals, working with Mexican officials, coordinated the deportation Feb. 18 of a Travis County resident who was sought by the Austin Police Department following a 2022 shooting incident in which a man was killed. 

  • Suspect Wanted in Deadly Home Explosion After 123 Mph Crash Arrested by U.S. Marshals

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Christopher Terry, 39.  Terry was wanted by the Cleveland Police Department for aggravated vehicular homicide.

  • U.S. Marshals, Memphis Police and Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies Capture First Degree Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshals, Memphis Police Department (MPD) and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) announce the capture of Deangelo Valentine, 21, of Memphis, who was wanted for a deadly shooting at an apartment complex in November of last year.

  • Looking Back at Assistant Chief U.S. Marshal Richard Kirkland Bowden and His Unique Place in American History

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    SDUSM (retired) Richard “Kirk” Bowden during the December 2016 dedication ceremony at USMS headquarters.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest 16-Year-Old Mt. Eden Subway Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    New York, NY – At approximately 11:00 am today, the U.S.

  • 2 Murder Fugitives Arrested

    • For Immediate Release
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    New Haven, CT - The U.S. Marshals (USMS) Violent Fugitive Task Force, Hartford Police Department, and Connecticut State Police arrested two men today wanted on murder charges for separate incidents.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Store Clerk Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Atlanta, GA - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), in coordination with the Atlanta Police Department, on February 6, 2024, located and safely arrested a man wanted by the Atlanta Police Department for murder of a store clerk. 

  • U.S. Marshals, Memphis Police and Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies Capture Murder Suspect After Lengthy Manhunt

    • For Immediate Release
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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshals with assistance from the Memphis Police Department (MPD) and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) announce the capture of Randy Darnell Ewing Jr., 28, of Memphis, who was wanted for the deadly shooting of Tomanuel Benson, the brother of Memphis rapper “Blac Youngsta” in August of last year.

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Triple Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    Greenville, MS – On February 6, 2024, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF), in coordination with the Arlington Police Department, USMS Northern District of Texas Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force (N/TX VOTF) and USMS Northern District of Mississippi (N/MS) arrested a man wanted by the Arlington Police Department for a tri

  • U.S. Marshals Service Task Force Officer Awarded Purple Heart

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    Task Force Officer, William Helton, Receives Purple Heart Award

  • U.S. Marshals Service Task Force Officer Awarded USMS Purple Heart

    • For Immediate Release
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    Washington, DC – Task Force Officer (TFO) William “Tank” Helton was presented with the Purple Heart Award from the United States Marshal Service (USMS) on January 29, 2024, in Atlanta, GA.

  • U.S. Marshals Operation Targets Wisconsin Sex Offenders

    • For Immediate Release
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    Madison, WI – The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force for the Western District of Wisconsin targeted 100 sex offenders in Sauk and Columbia Counties during a 4-week compliance sweep named “Operation Snow Miser” from January 8 through February 2.

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Woman Wanted for Killing Her Newborn Baby

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Bronx, NY - On January 30, 2024, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJ RFTF), in coordination with the New York City Police Department (NYPD), arrested a woman wanted by the NYPD for a homicide of a baby committed on September 1, 2023.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspected Juvenile Times Square Shooter

    • For Immediate Release
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    New York, NY – At approximately 3:30 pm today, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) and the New York Police Department (NYPD), with the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested the juvenile suspect wanted for the February 8th daytime shooting of a 37-year-old female tourist inside a Times Square sporting goods store. 

  • U.S. Marshals Announce a $10,000 Reward for Information that Leads to the Arrest of Kenneth Dehart

    • For Immediate Release
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    Maryville, TN – The U.S. Marshals is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that would lead to the arrest of Kenneth Dehart, 42, of Blount County. Dehart is accused of fatally shooting Blount County Deputy Greg McCowan and injuring Deputy Shelby Eggers during a traffic stop on Thursday evening.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest North Carolina Fugitive in Lewiston, Maine

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Maine Violent Offender Task Force (MVOTF)  announce the arrest of Alyalia Chaibounmingkhouan, 19, of Raleigh, North Carolina.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Violent Offender

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Atlanta, GA - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), in coordination with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on February 1, 2024, located and safely arrested a man wanted by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office for aggravated assault and brandishing a firearm on December 20, 2023.   

  • Suspect Wanted for Drug Trafficking Arrested by U.S. Marshals

    • For Immediate Release
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    Las Vegas, NV – On February 7, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Service Nevada Violent Offender Task Force arrested a suspect wanted on a multi-defendant indictment out of the Northern District of Ohio – Cleveland.

  • 2 New York Fugitives Captured

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    New Haven, CT - The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, Connecticut State Police, Bridgeport Police Department, New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, and New York Police Department (NYPD) arrested an adult and juvenile fugitive in Bridgeport.