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For Immediate Release

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February 12, 2019

Chris Leuer, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Virginia – Norfolk Division (757) 264-5213;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Seeking Man with Fifteen Felony Arrest Warrants
Fugitive is wanted in three local cities – Reward offered

Norfolk, VA – U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who is charged in two separate violent robberies from 2018, one of which also carries charges of abduction and sodomy. Earl Dontia Wiggins, 30, has ties throughout Hampton and Newport News, and has the following warrants:

  • Newport News Police Department: Robbery, Abduction, Sodomy, Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony (three counts), and Possession of Firearm by Felon.

These charges stem from a May 2018 incident involving an adult female victim.

  • Hampton Police Department: Robbery, Abduction, Grand Larceny, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon (two counts), and Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony (two counts).

These charges stem from a December 2018 incident involving an adult male victim.

  • Suffolk Police Department: Probation Violation, for an underlying assault conviction. (2015)

Earl Dontia Wiggins
Wiggins is 5 foot 8 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and should be considered Armed and Dangerous.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to Wiggins’ arrest. Please call the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332) or email usms.wanted@usdoj.gov with any information.

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

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