Norfolk, VA - Another
Hampton Roads homicide fugitive has been captured in Atlanta. Karlton
Lamond Boone Jr., an 18 year-old Suffolk native better known as “Lil
Jodi,” was tracked down and arrested by U.S. Marshals this morning after
fleeing to Atlanta.
Boone, who turns 19 in two days, is wanted
for allegedly shooting a 42 year-old man to death in a Suffolk cemetery
around 1:30 a.m. on March 1, 2016. On March 4, the Suffolk Police
Department identified Boone as the murder suspect.
issued charging Boone with First Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the
Commission of a Felony, Shoot Stab Cut or Wound, and Possession of
Firearm by Convicted Violent Felon. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task
Force was asked to take over the fugitive investigation and find Boone,
and immediately began working to find the wanted homicide fugitive.
After following up on numerous investigative leads, it appeared that
Boone had possibly fled Hampton Roads. Through an intense month-long
investigation, U.S. Marshals in Norfolk were able to figure out where
Boone had fled to. Around 10:30 a.m. today, the U.S. Marshals-led
Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), acting on information
developed by the U.S. Marshals in Norfolk, took Boone into custody
without incident at an apartment located at 765 McDaniel Street, SW, in
Boone will be held at the Fulton County Jail awaiting
return to Virginia.
The U.S. Marshals-led Fugitive Task Force
consists of law enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals, Chesapeake
Sheriff’s Office, Newport News Police Department, Portsmouth Police
Department and Norfolk Police Department. The main objective of the task
force is to seek out and arrest violent offenders with outstanding
federal and state warrants.
The U.S. Marshals Service, America’s
oldest federal law enforcement agency, arrested more than 33,300 federal
fugitives, 66,300 state and local fugitives and 11,700 sex offenders in
2015. Our investigative network and capabilities allow for the unique
ability to track and apprehend any fugitive who attempts to evade police
capture, anywhere in the country.
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