GA – A Mississippi man wanted on failure to appear charges for
Aggravated Assault with a knife was arrested by the United States Marshals
Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on
August 30, 2012.
Domieko Deonta Eubanks, 18, is wanted by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s
Department in Starkville, Mississippi for failure to appear on an Aggravated
Assault with a knife charge stemming from 2011 incident. Eubanks was to
appear in court to answer these charges in May of 2012 and failed to appear.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the
U.S. Marshals in Mississippi, to locate and arrest Eubanks. Eubanks was
known to live with his mother and Mississippi Marshals tracked his mother
from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Savannah, Georgia. On August 28, 2012, the
Mississippi Marshals’ Office contacted the Savannah Office of the Southeast
Regional Fugitive Task Force for assistance in locating Eubanks. On August
30, 2012, members of the Marshals task force went to an address on Clars
Avenue in Savannah, Georgia and found Eubanks. He was arrested without
incident and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center to await
extradition proceedings to return him to Mississippi.
Annually, investigations carried out by the U.S. Marshals result in the
apprehension of over 36, 000 federal fugitives. More federal fugitives are
arrested by the Marshals Service than all other federal agencies combined.
In 2011, U.S. Marshals led task forces arrested more than 86,000 state and
local fugitives, which cleared over 113,000 warrants.
The Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force has three offices:
Atlanta, Macon, and Savannah. The task force covers the whole state of
Georgia. The Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force
is a team comprised of investigators from the Georgia Department of
Corrections, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, the Savannah Chatham
Metropolitan Police Department, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles,
the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department, the Liberty County Sheriff’s
Department, the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department, the Beaufort County
Sheriff’s Department, and the United States Marshals Service. The task force
objective is to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with violent crimes,
drug crimes, sex offenders, and other felonies.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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