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For Immediate Release

June 01, 2018 Brian O’Neill, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Public Information Office (202) 345-8222
District of Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Offering Cash Award for Shooting Suspect
New Haven, CT - The U.S. Marshals are assisting the New Haven Police Department and are asking for the public’s help in locating and arresting Tramaine Marquise Poole, 41, who is wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting death that occurred on the evening of May 31st as well as an arrest warrant for a shooting incident that occurred on May 7th in New Haven. At the time of the fatal shooting two young children, ages 6 and 11, were in the vehicle but were unharmed.

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force has been asked to assist in locating Poole. Poole is 5’11, 160 pounds, has short black hair, clean shaved but might be wearing a wig as a disguise.

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a cash award of up to $5,000 dollars for information leading to the arrest of Poole. Any information will be considered confidential. Persons having information should contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332), the New Haven Police Detective’s Bureau at 203-946-6304 or the New Haven Police Tip Line at 1-866-888-TIPS (8477). Poole should be consider armed and dangerous, individuals should not attempt to arrest Poole themselves.

The Violent Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals from the District of Connecticut. The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent fugitives and sexual predators. Membership agencies include; Hartford, New Haven, Hamden, West Haven, Bridgeport, Norwalk, and Waterbury Police Departments as well as CT Parole.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at


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