San Juan, PR - The U.S. Marshals
Service, Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force arrested Luis D.
Rivera Carrasquillo - also known as "Danny KX" - a "Top Ten Most Wanted"
fugitive. Also arrested was Edwin Monge Pena, a fugitive wanted by the
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
Rivera-Carrasquillo is wanted for alleged violations of the RICO Act and
Pena is wanted for alleged violations related to drug distribution.
Both fugitives were arrested at their hide out residence located in Paseo
Torre Alta, Barranquitas, PR.
Upon entry into the residence, Deputy's quickly arrested the fugitives and
allegedly encountered a weapons arsenal. Among the items found at the
residence were, two rifles caliber .223, two M16 rifles, two AK .47 rifles,
one .308, $10,600 in cash, 13 cellular phones, and 1,673 rounds of high
Among the alleged ammunition found were four cylinders capable of loading
between 100 and 200 rounds of high capacity ammunition capable of sustaining
continues fire without the need of consistent re-loading.
"I want to thank the efforts and performance of each member of the U.S.
Marshals Service led Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force, for
taking these two highly dangerous fugitives out of circulation. The U.S.
Marshals Service throughout the nation combines local and federal law
enforcement resources to ensure that fugitives are captured no matter how
long it takes. We will continue to hunt fugitives, find them, and make sure
that they face their charges in court," said Orlando Rivera, U.S. Marshal
for the District of Puerto Rico.
Annually, investigations carried out by the U.S. Marshals result in the
apprehension of approximately 34,000 federal fugitives. More federal
fugitives are arrested by U.S. Marshals than all other federal agencies
U.S. Marshals Service led task forces are composed of a combination of local
and federal law enforcement officers to combine their expertise and
resources. The objective of these task forces is to seek out and arrest the
worst violent offenders in each community. Last year, U.S. Marshals led task
forces arrested more than 27,000 state and local fugitives on felony
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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