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For Immediate Release

Contact:
April 20, 2017 Rochelle Liedike, Deputy U.S. Marshal (907) 271-5170;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Ketchikan Fugitive Apprehended
Ketchikan, AK - On 4/17/17, the U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force (AFTF) traveled to Ketchikan at the request of the Alaska State Troopers (AST) to assist in locating and arresting 23-year-old Ketchikan resident, Thomas Shull on his outstanding warrants for MICS IV (Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance), DV-Assault IV (Domestic Violence Assault) and Petition to Revoke Probation for MICS IV. On 4/19/17, the AFTF located Shull at a residence in Ketchikan. The AFTF, along with members of the AST and Ketchikan Police Department (KPD) executed the arrest warrant. Shull fled to the attic of the residence and refused commands to exit. The AFTF, AST and KPD entered the attic where Shull continued to resist and refused to comply with commands. A taser was deployed and Shull was eventually taken into custody. Shull was transported to the Ketchikan Correctional Center by AST where he was remanded pending court proceedings.

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

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