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For Immediate Release

April 29, 2016

Edward Holst
Supervisory Deputy US Marshal
Middle District of Pennsylvania – (570) 499-1201
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Suspect in an
Attempted Homicide of a Police Officer

HARRISBURG, Pa. – United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force arrested Trev Jackson, 24, in Philadelphia, PA.

On November 22, 2015, a Northern York County Regional Police Officer initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle swerving in and out of traffic.  During this contact, the driver, later identified as Jackson, fired multiple rounds at the police officer.  The officer was not struck and returned fire at his attacker.  Jackson fled in the vehicle from the scene.

On November 23, 2015 an arrest warrant was issued charging Jackson with criminal attempt – criminal homicide, assault of law enforcement officer and recklessly endangering another person.  Another arrest warrant was issued by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole for violations of his probation.  U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Harrisburg assisted the Northern York County Regional Policed Department in the investigation to locate and arrest Jackson.

During the course of the investigation, Marshals developed information that Jackson had fled the area and was hiding out in the city of Philadelphia.  Task Force Marshals from Harrisburg teamed up with Marshals from Philadelphia in locating and arresting Jackson.

An April 29, Deputy U.S. Marshals, Task Force Officers and Philadelphia Police Department Swat, located and arrested  Jackson without incident in the 2600 block of North Stanley Street in Philadelphia.  Jackson was brought back to York County pending further judicial proceedings. 

Northern York County Regional Police Chief Mark L. Bentzel stated “The Northern York County Regional Police are thankful for the coordinated efforts of many agencies led by the USMS. This apprehension was the result of hundreds of man hours from dedicated law enforcement officers”.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “When you look at this video, you quickly recognize the dangers of being a law enforcement officer.  If you are committed to killing a police officer you are a danger to our society and the Marshals Service and its Fugitive Task Force partners will ensure you’re brought to justice. ”  

The USMS worked jointly in this investigation with personnel from the Northern York County Regional Police Department, Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, U.S. Marshals from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and their violent fugitive task force.  Significant assistance was given by the Philadelphia Police Department SWAT team.        

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