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For Immediate Release

Contact:
August 09, 2018 M. Ulrich, Deputy U.S. Marshals
Northern District of West Virginia (304) 267-7179
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Seek Suspected Child Predator
Mountain State Fugitive Task Force LogoMartinsburg, WV –  The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for failure to appear in court on multiple charges of sexual assault of minors in Jefferson and Berkeley counties.

Derrick Berry, 42, of Charles Town, was charged by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 28, 2017, with seven counts of sexual assault in the first degree upon a minor and seven counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or custodian to a child. The case involved multiple victims.

Berry was also charged in Berkeley County on March 8, 2017, by the West Virginia State Police with one count of sexual abuse in the first degree (forcible compulsion without consent) and one count of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or custodian to a child.

Berry was able to post bond on all his charges, but failed to appear to recent court hearings set in Jefferson and Berkeley counties. Subsequent warrants were issued by both courts.

The West Virginia State Police requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service in locating and arresting Berry.

Derrick Dewayne BERRY Name: Derrick Dewayne BERRY

DOB:
02/03/1976

Height
: 6’ 03”

Weight:
220

Eyes:
Brown

Hair:
Brown

Charge:
Sexual Assault of Minors

The U.S. Marshals Service is asking the public to help get suspectedchild predator, Derrick Berry off the streets before there are other victims. If you have any information on Derrick Berry contact law enforcement. Information can be called into the U. S. Marshals Service Mountain State Fugitive Task Force at (304) 267-7179.

The MSFTF’s primary mission is to help make the community safer by locating and capturing fugitives charged with murders, robberies, drug crimes, sexual assaults and other violent felony offenses.

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

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