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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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  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Oregon Fugitive in Middle Georgia 30 Years after Escape from Prison Work Detail

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Macon, GA – An Oregon fugitive serving a prison sentence for sexual abuse and sodomy and who escaped a prison work detail in 1994 was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS SERFTF) in Macon on Tuesday.

  • Fugitive Arrested by U.S. Marshals After Barricading Himself in a Home in Akron

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Akron, OH – Early this morning, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Larry Francis Treitinger II, 39.

  • Stockton Triple-Murder Suspect Arrested in Modesto

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, DC – A fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) Sacramento Office and the Stockton, California, police for a June 25 triple homicide in Stockton was arrested July 11 in Modesto, California.

  • U.S. Marshals Warn of Scammers Using Fake Arrest Warrants and Payment via Prepaid Cards

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Charlotte, NC - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Western District of North Carolina is alerting the public of an imposter scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest 260 in Southeast, WI

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Between April 1, and June 30, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Wisconsin Fugitive Task Force, engaged in an operation labeled “Big Top” to target violent criminals in Southeast Wisconsin.  Operation Big Top focused enforcement activities occurring in four of the larger cities/urban areas of the district.

  • Interstate Sex Offender Arrested by U.S. Marshals

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – The U.S. Marshals (USMS) Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) in Cleveland, OH arrested Vincent Grant (58) for failing to register as a sex offender. Grant was wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office (OH) and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office (FL) for failure to register in both jurisdictions.

  • Reward for Information in the Death of 10-Year-Old Gracie Griffin

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – The United States Marshals Service Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information directly leading to the identification, location, and arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the shooting death of 10-year-old Gracie Griffin. 

  • U.S. Marshals Capture Juvenile Wanted for Numerous Violent Felonies

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Memphis, TN – Demarion Tackett, age 16, was captured today by U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) for numerous violent felonies including first degree murder, aggravated and especially aggravated robbery, murder in perpetration of a robbery, carjacking, and possession of a firearm in commission of a dangerous felony.

  • Suspect Connected to Homicide in Clark-Fulton Neighborhood Arrested

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH - Late this morning, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) and the Cleveland Division of Police arrested Jasmine Spencer, 27. Spencer was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder. 

  • U.S. Marshals Join Hunt for Triple-Murder Suspect in Stockton

    • For Immediate Release
    Description
    *UPDATE: Carmen Cardona Rodriguez was Apprehended on July 11, 2024 in Modesto, CA*
  • U.S. Marshals Find 200 Missing Children Across the Nation During ‘Operation We Will Find You 2’

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, DC – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), along with federal, state, and local agencies in seven federal judicial districts and geographical locations across the U.S., led a six-week national operation that resulted in finding 200 critically missing children, which includes endangered runaways and those abducted by noncustodial persons.

  • Alabama Man on U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitives List Arrested

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, DC – An Alabama man added to the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) 15 Most Wanted fugitives list in March 2024 was taken into custody late June 28 in Mobile, Alabama.

    Ladarrius Rhaheem Fantroy, 28, of Repton, Alabama, was wanted by Alabama authorities for murder, kidnapping, and burglary.

  • U.S. Marshals Lead Violent Crime Reduction Operation in Puerto Rico

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    San Juan, PR - The U.S.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Escaped Inmate in Covington, Kentucky

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Covington, KY – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST), and U.S Marshals Central Kentucky Fugitive Task Force, arrested Fugitive Tylee Thompson on June 27, 2024.

  • Southeast Iowa Area Law Enforcement Agencies Participate in ‘Operation Time’s Up’

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Burlington, IA – From Apr. 29 – May 31, members of the U.S.

  • Remembering Sharon Lubinski During this Pride Month

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Earlier this year, the United States Marshals Service grieved the loss of a trailblazer and a pioneer for change. Sharon Lubinski was no stranger to breaking glass ceilings and revolutionizing law enforcement at the state and federal level. She was not only Minnesota’s first female marshal, but she was also the first openly lesbian U.S. marshal. 

  • ‘It happens all the time’ - USMS Recognizes National PTSD Awareness Day

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    Description

    By Emily Neece, Office of Public Affairs

  • U.S. Marshals Assist Alamosa Police Department with Capture of Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Denver, CO – The U.S. Marshals Service’s Colorado Violent Offender Task Force (COVOTF) assisted multiple agencies with the capture of a wanted fugitive in the San Luis Valley yesterday.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Columbus Murder Suspect in Georgia

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals arrested fugitive Kenyatta Glass on June 24, 2024.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Approves $15 Million Settlement in U.S. Marshals Service Race Discrimination Class Action

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, DC - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) and Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announce today that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) granted final approval of a $15 million class action settlement in Hedgepeth v. Garland, EEOC No.