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For Immediate Release

June 29, 2016 Tony Nelson, Assistant Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of Pennsylvania (570) 507-0906;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Robbery Suspect
and Criminal Solicitation - Child Sex Act Suspect in York
Harrisburg, PA - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Jayson Allan Halterman, a 42-year old man formerly of Lititz, Pennsylvania and John F. Kennedy, a 37-year old man formerly from Emmitsburg, Maryland.

On June 23, 2016 Northern Lancaster County Regional Police obtained an arrest warrant for Halterman. Halterman is charged with Robbery and Terroristic Threats for an incident that occurred at a residence in 900 block of Pine Hill Road in Warwick Township. Today, at the request of York City Police Department members of the Task Force responded to the 200 block of West Jackson Street and arrested Halterman.

On June 14, 2016, Cumberland Township Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Kennedy. Kennedy is charged with Criminal Solicitation - Disseminate Photo/film of Child Sex Acts and Criminal Solicitation - Criminal Use of Communication Facility. This morning members of the task force located and arrested Kennedy in the 600 block of West Broadway Street, York without incident. Both Halterman and Kennedy were turned over to local law enforcement pending judicial proceedings.

“It is important to bring those charged with preying on our citizens’ to justice.” said U.S. Marshal Pane “It is my hope that the victims and family members in these cases will find comfort knowing that both suspects are now in custody.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 21 state, county and local police agencies covering all 33 counties of the district.

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