Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced
the arrest of Ebert Jackson, whose last known address was 320 East
Summerset Street in Philadelphia, PA.
On May 16, 2017, the
Fairview Police responded to a residence and found an 18 year-old victim deceased from an apparent drug overdose. During the course of
their investigation, Fairview Township Police identified Ebert Jackson
as a suspect. On July 3, 2017, Fairview Township Police obtained an
arrest warrant charging Jackson with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death.
Attempts to find Jackson were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service
(USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to help locate and apprehend him.
morning at approximately 7:45am, members of the task force went to the 100 block of Balm
Street, Harrisburg, PA. When task force members made contact with
residents of Balm Street, Jackson fled to the roof and was
arrested without further incident. Task force members contacted
Harrisburg City Vice to obtain a search warrant for the residence.
Recovered during the search warrant was a .22 caliber revolver with an
obliterated serial number, heroin, as well as other drug paraphernalia.
Jackson was turned over to the Dauphin County Booking Center for
arraignment. All additional charges will be handled by Harrisburg City
Police. Jackson was also wanted out of Philadelphia on Felony Drug
United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “Our
society must not tolerate such violence and should be committed to
ensuring that dangerous fugitives are brought before the court. We are
committed to ensuring this and it is my sincere hope this arrest brings
some measure of comfort to the victim’s family knowing the accused will
have his day in court.”
The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the
Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 20 state, county and
local police agencies; including the Harrisburg Bureau of Police,
Swatara Township Police Department, the Lower Paxton Township Police
Department, and the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office – all of whom
participated in this arrest.
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