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For Immediate Release

Contact:
April 11, 2019

M. Ulrich, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

Northern District of West Virginia (304) 267-7179;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Service Requests Publicís Assistance
to Locate Fugitive Michael Payton

Martinsburg, WV Ė The U.S. Marshals Service Mountain State Fugitive Task Force is requesting the
publicís assistance in locating Michael Payton, 34, of Martinsburg, West Virginia. Michael Payton
is wanted on charges of distribution of heroin and probation violation for distribution of cocaine.

Michael Payton has a criminal history that includes distribution of narcotics in the Eastern
Panhandle of West Virginia. Payton has ties Jefferson County, West Virginia and previously resided
on Dunrobin Drive in Martinsburg. Payton also has associates in Maryland, Delaware and
Pennsylvania.

If you have any information about Malinda Mumaw or her possible location, you are encouraged to
contact the U.S. Marshals Service Mountain State Fugitive Task Force at (304) 267-7179, the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102, or submit a tip using USMS Tips.

Michael Shavar PAYTON

Name: Michael Shavar PAYTON

AKA: Cuz

DOB: 3/16/1985

Height: 5í 10Ē

Weight: 250

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Charge: Distribution of Heroin

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

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