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For Immediate Release

Contact:
April 22, 2016 Luke Chastain, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (608) 301-6007;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
Stevens Point Homicide Suspect Arrested in Colorado
 
Madison, WI - Kyle Engen,30, from Marshall, WI, was arrested yesterday in Granby, CO by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, the Granby Police Department and the Grand County Sheriff’s Department. An arrest warrant had been issued pursuant to an investigation by the Stevens Point Police Department where it is alleged that Engen shot two people during a drug deal in Stevens Point on March 17, 2016. One of those victims later died from their injuries.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Badgerland Fugitive Investigative Apprehension Squad along with the Stevens Point Police Department initiated an investigation in locating and apprehending Engen. Through investigative efforts it was determined that Engen had left Wisconsin and fled to Granby, CO. Members of U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Colorado along with the Granby Police Department and Grand County Sheriff’s Department were able to locate and arrest Engen at a residence in Granby. Engen is currently being held in custody at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado where he awaits extradition back to Wisconsin.

The Badgerland Fugitive Investigative Apprehension Squad is comprised of members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Dane County Sheriff’s Department, Sauk County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Department of Corrections and Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI). Since the inception of the Badgerland Fugitive Apprehension Squad in 2007, these partnerships have resulted in over 2190 arrests. These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses.

The U.S. Marshals Service, established in 1789, is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. More federal fugitives are apprehended by the U.S. Marshals each year than by all other federal agencies combined.

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

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