For Immediate Release
|March 22, 2016||
Matthew Goodwin, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Texas (409) 504-8161
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
|Suspect in Armed Home Invasion Arrested by U.S. Marshals|
Plano, TX - The U.S. Marshals-led Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force arrested Jermaine Webster Harris on charges of carjacking, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime, theft of firearms and possession of a stolen firearm on March 14, 2016.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives requested assistance March 8 in locating and apprehending Harris and delegated apprehension responsibility to the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force. Harris is believed to be a member of a criminal group responsible for multiple armed home invasions throughout the North Texas area.
After a thorough investigation,
information was developed that Harris was
believed to be in the area of Fort Edward Road
in Arlington, Texas. During surveillance, Harris
was observed leaving a residence and walking
toward a Lifetime Fitness Gym. Harris was taken
into custody without incident by members of the
Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force and booked
into the Collin County Jail.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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