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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 24, 2016 John Garrison, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Texas (903) 590-1370 x245;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Ft. Worth Murder Suspect
 

JETFTF LogoTyler, TX - Jonnie Warren, Jr., 36, was arrested in Kilgore on Wednesday March 23rd for a homicide and aggravated robbery warrant out of Tarrant County. Warren allegedly shot a woman in Ft. Worth and stole her vehicle on Tuesday, March 22nd.

The initial investigation in Ft. Worth developed information indicating Warren maybe in the East Texas area driving a silver 2010 Chevy Impala. Warren was suspected of having two weapons with him and may also be disguised as a woman, since he stole some female clothing. A request for assistance was sent from the U.S. Marshals in Ft. Worth to the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETFT) in Tyler.

After a comprehensive investigation, the vehicle was located in Longview, TX. A traffic stop was attempted, but the vehicle led law enforcement in a pursuit until it was finally stopped on Birch Lane in Kilgore, TX. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, but the passenger, Johnnie Warren, Jr., was arrested without further incident.

The driver of the vehicle was apprehended down the street from where he abandoned the vehicle. He was identified as Phillip Redwine of Kilgore, TX and was a charged with evading arrest and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Both individuals were booked into the Gregg County Jail.

The law enforcement agencies that participated in the capture of Warren include the Texas DPS, Gregg County Sheriff’s Office, Longview PD, Kilgore PD, Smith County Constable Precinct 4, and the JETFT.

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

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