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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 23, 2016 Chris Atwater, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of North Carolina (336) 332-8702;
Michael Potter, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of North Carolina (336) 554-8545
U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Wendy’s Armed Robbery in High Point, NC
 

Greensboro, NC - On March 21, 2016, at approximately 8:51 AM, Ryan Quanterius Blue was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the High Point Police Department. On February 02, 2016, the High Police Department obtained an arrest warrant charging Blue, 27, with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on April 11, 2015, where it is alleged that Blue participated in an armed robbery of a Wendy’s restaurant located at 2619 NC 68 Highway South in High Point.

On March 08, 2016, the JFTF was contacted by the High Point Police Department to assist in apprehending Blue. Members of the JFTF immediately initiated an investigation to locate and apprehend Blue. Through extensive investigative efforts, authorities observed Blue briefly exit and then return back into the breezeway of an apartment building located near 615 Granby Avenue in High Point. According to authorities, Blue exited out of a window located at the back of the apartment building and attempted to flee on foot. Blue was taken into custody after a brief foot chase and transported to the High Point Jail where he is currently being held on the alleged charges.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Immigration Customs and Enforcement, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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

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