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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, PR Police Arrest 2 From Georgia, Recover Missing 2-year-old

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    San Juan, PR – The U.S. Marshals and local law enforcement in Puerto Rico on Monday arrested two Georgia residents and recovered a child missing since September.  

    For the past two months, the U.S. Marshals Service in Puerto Rico has been working to find a missing 2-year-old child kidnaped by his noncustodial father. 

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Woman in New Orleans Wanted in Connection with Berkeley County Murder

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    Martinsburg, WVA – A woman wanted in connection with a 2016 Berkeley County murder has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in New Orleans.

  • Florida Vehicular Homicide Suspect Captured by U.S. Marshals in Memphis

    • For Immediate Release
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    Memphis, TN – Malik Christopher, 26, of Florida, who was wanted by the Miramar (Florida) Police Department for Vehicular Homicide was captured by U.S. Marshals in Memphis yesterday. Tyreece Miller, U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee, announced today.

  • 14-Year-Old Wanted for Homicide Arrested by U.S. Marshals

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    Cleveland, OH – This morning, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested a 14-year-old male that was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.

  • $10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Arrest of Andre Mccoy

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    Youngstown, OH – The United States Marshals Service is announcing an increase in reward money for information that will directly lead to the arrest of wanted fugitive Andre McCoy.  

  • U.S. Marshals Seek Information in Search for Local Fugitive

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    UPDATE: Joseph Henderson was arrested on December 6, 2022 thanks to a tip from the public.

    Toledo, OH – The United States Marshals Service, Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), and the Toledo Police Department (TPD) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Joseph Henderson (52). Henderson is wanted by TPD for felonious assault.

  • U.S. Marshals Service Warns Public of Threatening Phone Scam

    • For Immediate Release
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    Were you contacted by someone pretending to be a U.S. marshal? Report it to the Federal Trade Commission.

  • Fugitive Sex Offender on the run for 5 years Captured in Mexico, Brought Back to GA

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    Atlanta, GA – The United States Marshals Service has captured international fugitive, and child sexual predator, Brad Hatter. Hatter has been returned to the United States to face justice.

  • Man Wanted for Killing 16-Year-Old Cleveland Boy Arrested by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task

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    Cleveland, OH – This morning, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested Darrion Malone, 19. Malone was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.

  • U.S. Marshals, FBI Urge Public to Report Phone Scams

    • For Immediate Release
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    Philadelphia, PA - The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.

  • Memphis Murder Suspect Captured by U.S. Marshals In Missouri

    • For Immediate Release
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    Memphis, TN – Kevin Wayne Fennell, 34, of Memphis, who was wanted by the Memphis Police Department for First Degree Murder was captured by U.S. Marshals in Missouri yesterday. Tyreece Miller, U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee, announced today.

  • Memphis Murder Suspect Surrenders to U.S. Marshals in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    • For Immediate Release
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    Memphis, TN – Joseph Henry Keohavong, 18, of Murfreesboro, who was wanted by the Memphis Police Department for First Degree Murder and three counts of Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder surrendered to the U.S. Marshals today. The U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee, Tyreece Miller, made the announcement today.

  • Aurora Police, U.S. Marshals 2-Week Operation Leads to Recovery, Location of 11 Missing Children

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    Denver, CO – The U.S. Marshals District of Colorado, in coordination with the Aurora Police Department and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, recently wrapped up a two-week, mutli-agency effort dubbed "Operation Lost and Found" to locate or recover critically endangered missing children throughout the Denver metropolitan area.

  • U.S. Marshals in LA Arrest Man Wanted in AZ on Multiple Charges

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    Shreveport, LA – The U.S. Marshals Shreveport Violent Offender Task Force, working a collateral lead from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force, today arrested a man wanted in Arizona on multiple charges.

  • U.S. Marshals, ATF Offer up to $20K Reward Each for 2 Louisville Fugitives

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    Louisville, KY – The U.S. Marshals and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are offering combined rewards of up to $20,000 each for two Louisville men wanted on federal narcotics charges as well as bond violation and supervised release violation charges following an incident in November 2021.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Capture Austin Fugitive in Mile High State

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    Austin, TX – Members of the U.S. Marshals in the District of Colorado Violent Offender Task Force arrested on Nov. 23 a man who was sought by the Austin Police Department for tampering with physical evidence of a human corpse. 

  • Couple Arrested by U.S. Marshals for Their Involvement in Homicide Outside of Cleveland Apartment

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    Cleveland, OH – This morning, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested My'Laisa Cordee Addison and Christian Michael Kendricks. Both were wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.

  • Suspect Wanted for Hit and Run of Ohio Trooper Arrested in Cleveland

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    Cleveland, OH – Early this morning, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Alex Serrano, 35. Serrano was wanted on numerous law violations including assault on a police officer.

  • Area College Students Complete U.S. Marshals Student Internship Program

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    Jackson, TN – The reinstatement of the Student Volunteer Internship Program (SVIP) by the United States Marshals Service (USMS) in the Jackson and Memphis Offices this year has resulted in the completion of the program by students from Freed-Hardeman University and Lane College.

  • Cleveland Convenient Store Shooting Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals

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    Description

    Cleveland, OH - Last night, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested Charlie Wright, 44. Wright was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder and felonious assault.