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For Immediate Release

Contact:
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
 

JETFTF LogoPlano, 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.

The Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force is composed of investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service, Plano Police Department, Carrollton Police Department, Denton County Sheriff’s Office, Denton Police Department, Flower Mound Police Department and the Collin County District Attorney’s Office.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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