GA – A Savannah man on the run for 18 months for state and federal drug
violations by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Counter Narcotics Team (CNT)
and the Drug Enforcement Administration was arrested in Savannah, Georgia by
the United States Marshals Service Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional
Fugitive Task Force and members of CNT around 9:00 pm on Friday June 27,
Michael Lavon Bostic, 34, was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Counter
Narcotics Team on charges of Attempt/Conspiracy to Violate the Georgia
Controlled Substances Act in an indictment issued on November 28, 2012 in
Savannah, Georgia. Bostic was also wanted by the DEA for charges of
Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Five Kilograms or more of
Cocaine, 280 Grams or More of Crack Cocaine, and 50 Kilograms or More of
Both cases were referred to the Savannah Office of the United States
Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend
Bostic. An extensive investigation was conducted by the Marshals Task Force
and Bostic was arrested at 31st and Montgomery Streets in Savannah, GA.
Bostic had been on the lam for over 18 months. Bostic was taken to the
Chatham County jail to await court proceedings. For further details of the
drug cases, please contact CNT or DEA.
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 2013 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, the Hampton 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.
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