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For Immediate Release

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August 15, 2018

Bryan Konig, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of North Carolina (919) 835-6191;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest ATF Fugitive in Fayetteville

Fayetteville, NC – The U.S. Marshals Service Violent Fugitive Task Force located and arrested a subject this morning who been on run from ATF since early March. Delton Monroe, 33, of Raeford, was wanted based on a federal indictment from the Middle District of North Carolina, charging him with firearms and narcotics violations.

In conjunction with Marshals Service personnel from Greensboro as well as the Fayetteville Violent Criminal Apprehension Team, investigators with the USMS-led Violent Fugitive Task Force developed information that Monroe was hiding out in a residence on Dairy Drive in Fayetteville. Task Force members quickly converged on the area and arrested Monroe without incident. Monroe was featured on local news last Friday, with ATF asking for public assistance and offering a $5,000 reward.

The Eastern District of North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task Force is comprised of federal, state, and local officers from across the District, including the U.S. Marshals Service, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Fayetteville Police Department, and the N.C. Department of Public Safety.
 
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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