Rocky Mount, NC – The U.S. Marshals, Carolinas Regional
Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF), announce the arrest of Travon Kierre Baker,
age 20, of Baltimore, Maryland. Baker was arrested Sunday morning in
Baltimore, MD, by the U.S. Marshals and the Maryland State Police. Baker
was wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in Rocky Mount,
North Carolina earlier this year.
In the early morning hours of
January 2, 2020, Rocky Mount Police responded to a residence regarding a
shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, one victim was found with
gunshot wounds and later died as a result of his injuries. Baker was
immediately identified as a suspect and a warrant for homicide was
issued for Baker’s arrest. The Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force
was asked to locate Baker and information was developed that Baker had
returned to Baltimore shortly after the incident.
Marshals - Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) in
Maryland was then contacted and asked to assist with locating Baker.
Early this Sunday, January 5, 2020, U.S. Marshals from the CARFTF and
the District of Columbia, along with officers from the Maryland State
Police, located and arrested Baker at a residence in the 6500 block of
Falkirk Road in Baltimore. Baker is currently being held in Maryland and
awaiting extradition to North Carolina.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency