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For Immediate Release

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August 4, 2017 District of Colorado ; (703)346-6797
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U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests York County Sexual Assault Fugitives
York, Pa. - Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Stephen Brown, 28, and Kevin Rodriguez-Zapata, 33, in York Pennsylvania.

On August 3, 2017, the York City Police Department charged Brown with rape and other sex related offenses for an incident that occurred in May of 2014 in York City. Brown was located and arrested by US Marshals and its task force partners in the 700 block of South Queen Street in York. Brown was turned over to local authorities pending judicial proceedings.

On August 1, 2017, the York City Police Department charged Rodriguez-Zapata with corruption of minors and indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age. It is alleged that Rodriguez-Zapata had inappropriate contact in a sexual nature with a minor in March of 2017. Rodriguez-Zapata was located and arrested by US Marshals and its task force partners in the 300 block of South Salem Church Street in York. Rodriguez-Zapata was turned over to local authorities pending judicial proceedings.

U.S. Marshal Pane said, “The U.S. Marshals Service recognizes the importance of close cooperation with state and local police officers, especially when investigating offenders wanted for sexual offenses. It is my sincere hope that the community finds some measure of comfort knowing the alleged offenders will face justice.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force worked jointly in these investigations with members of the York City Police Department, York County Sheriff’s Office, York County District Attorney Office, Spring Garden Township Police Department, Northern York County Regional Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.

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

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