Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S.
Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of John Curtis Anderson Jr.
– a 22-year old Harrisburg man.
On June 12, 2019, the Harrisburg
Bureau of Police investigated the death of a 9-month old boy in the 600
block of Geary Street. The investigation revealed that the child
suffered significant internal injuries while in the care of his father,
John Anderson Jr. On November 25, 2019, the Harrisburg Bureau of Police
obtained an arrest warrant charging Anderson with Criminal Homicide and
Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS)
Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.
Today at about
8:45 a.m., the task force arrested Anderson without incident in the 200
block of West North Street, Carlisle. He was turned over to the Dauphin
County Booking Center to await arraignment.
Marshal Pane stated, “It’s the Marshals Services’ duty to ensure that
those charged with violent crimes have their day in court. It is my
sincere hope that the community will find some measure of comfort
knowing the suspect will face justice.”
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, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Board of
Probation and Parole, the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office, the
Swatara Township Police Department and the Lower Paxton Township Police
Department - all of whom participated in this arrest.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency