Harrisburg, PA – U.S. Marshal Michael R. Regan announced today that the U.S.
Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Susana Arroyo-Trigo in Harrisburg,
Arroyo-Trigo was being sought by authorities in Liberty County, Georgia. It
is alleged Arroyo-Trigo unlawfully took two (2) minor children away from the
individual who had lawful custody on October 28, 2010. It is alleged Arroyo-Trigo
took the two minors out of the state of Georgia.
On October 29, the Hinesville Police Department obtained two separate arrest
warrants against Arroyo-Trigo, charging her with:
Interference with the Custody of a Child – felony
The case of the two missing children, both 4 years of age, was assigned to
the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children.
Georgia authorities requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service’s
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) in Savannah, Georgia. U.S.
Marshals in Harrisburg received an investigative lead on the fugitive’s
possible whereabouts in south-central Pennsylvania.
During the early morning hours of December 7, U.S. Marshals located the
suspect’s vehicle in Harrisburg. At approximately 10:00AM, U.S. Marshals,
assisted by officers from the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, made entry into a
residence in the 1300 block of Howard Street. The fugitive was located and
arrested in a second floor bedroom. The two missing children were recovered
at the scene.
U.S. Marshals transported Arroyo-Trigo to the Harrisburg Bureau of Police,
where she was turned over for processing on the outstanding state charges in
Georgia. The two minor children were turned over to the custody of the
Dauphin County Children & Youth Services.
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