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For Immediate Release

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October 11, 2019

Robert Clark, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 783-4548;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest Man Wanted for Fatal Yeadon, PA Robbery Attempt

Philadelphia, PA – On October, 11th, at approximately 6:30am, members of the U.S. Marshals Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force and Yeadon Police Department, arrested Tyrone “Chub” Madison, 26. Madison was wanted by Yeadon Police for an attempted robbery which occured September 18th behind the Parkview Apartments in the 2500 block of Parkview Drive. An arrest warrant was issued for Madison on October 7th, 2019. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Philadelphia was then asked for assistance in locating Madison and began a joint fugitive investigation.

On Thursday night, Deputy Marshals in Philadelphia receieved an anonymous tip that Madison was staying with a female associate in the 1200 block of west Venango street in Phiadelphia PA. Early Friday morning, Marshal Service investigators identified the residence Madison was believed to be hiding at. At 6:30am Marshals determined Madison was presently in the residence and Madison was taken into custody without incident. Madison was then transported to the Yeadon Police Department where he was processed and later arraigned.

This joint investigation included members of the Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Philadelphia as well as Yeadon Police Department Detectives. Eric Gartner, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania stated, “The United States Marshals Service is pleased to work with state and local law enforcement agenices in apprehending violent crime fugitives, and we are very proud to again asssit our Delaware County partners in bringing this matter to a safe and successful conclusion.”

The Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent crime fugitives. Membership agencies include the Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania State Parole Officers, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Attorney General Agents, and Bucks County Sheriffs.

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

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