GA – A Glenville, Georgia man wanted for Aggravated Assault and
Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon by the Glennville Police
Department was arrested by the Macon Office of the United States Marshals
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Valdosta, Georgia on July 22,
Darren Johnson, 42, was wanted by the Glennville, Georgia Police Department
on charges of aggravated Assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted
felon for an incident that happened on July 10, 2014 in Glenville, Georgia.
Johnson was also wanted by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles for
Parole Violation. Johnson was on parole for the original charge of
distribution of cocaine.
The case was referred to the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend Johnson. An
extensive investigation was conducted by the Savannah Marshals Task Force
and information was generated that Johnson had fled the Glennville, Georgia
area and was possibly in the Valdosta, Georgia area. This information was
forwarded to the Macon, Georgia Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive
Task Force on July 18, 2014. The Macon Task Force conducted an investigation
and located Johnson in Valdosta, Georgia. Johnson was arrested without
incident and taken to the Lowndes County Jail to await transportation back
to Tattnall County, Georgia.
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 110, 000 state,
local, and federal fugitives, which cleared over 190,000 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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