GA – A Savannah man wanted for Aggravated Assault and eight other
charges by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department was arrested
in Savannah, Georgia by the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals
Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force on July 17, 2014.
Jermaine Maurice Young, 38, was wanted by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan
Police Department on a charge of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm
by a convicted felon, terroristic threats, possession of a firearm during
the commission of a crime, theft by taking, interfering with calls for
emergency assistance, criminal trespass, and two charges of cruelty to
children for an incident that happen on May 24, 2014 in the 1300 block of
East 31st in Savannah, Georgia. Warrants were issued on June 3rd, 2014.
The case was referred to the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend Young. An
extensive investigation was conducted by the Marshals Task Force and
information was generated that Young was possibly in a home in the 1500
block of Vine Street in Savannah, Georgia. Task Force officers surrounded
the residence and Young was arrested without incident. Young was transported
to Central Precinct to be interviewed by detectives.
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, 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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