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For Immediate Release


June 13, 2019

Steve Rowe, Public Affairs Officer
Middle District of Pennsylvania (717) 648-1580;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Maryland Robbery Suspect in Hanover

Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Joshua Matthew Johnson – a 28-year old Hanover man.

On October 17, 2017, the Maryland State Police investigated the armed robbery of a convenience store on Liberty Road in Eldersburg, Maryland. On June 7, 2019, troopers obtained an arrest warrant charging Johnson with that robbery. They learned that Johnson lived in Hanover, Pennsylvania and asked the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force to apprehend him.

Yesterday at about 7 a.m., members of the fugitive task force arrested Johnson without incident in the 100 block of Broadway Street, Hanover. He was turned over to the York County Sheriff’s Central Booking Unit for arraignment as a fugitive from justice.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service and its task force partners work jointly to ensure those that flee to another jurisdiction are captured and brought to justice. These joint efforts ensure that our communities are safer for all our citizens.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 20 state, county and local police agencies, including: the Pennsylvania State Police; the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; the York City Police Department; the York County Sheriff’s Department; and, the York County District Attorney’s Office – all of whom participated in this investigation.

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