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For Immediate Release

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February 26, 2020

Steve Rowe, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of Pennsylvania (717) 648-1580;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Elizabethtown Bank Robbery Suspect in Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Steffon T. Chambers – a 57-year old Harrisburg man.

On December 9, 2019, the Elizabethtown Police Department investigated a bank robbery in the 100 block of South Market Street. As a result of their investigation, they obtained an arrest warrant charging Chambers with Robbery and lesser included offenses. Attempt to find Steffon were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force adopted the fugitive investigation.

Today at about 4 p.m., the investigation led members of the task force to an apartment in the 900 block of North16th Street, Harrisburg where Steffon was arrested without incident. He was turned over to Dauphin County authorities to await return to Lancaster County.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service and its task force partners place a high priority on fugitive cases involving suspects with violent tendencies. They worked hard to locate and apprehend this fugitive and I commend their efforts.”

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 Board of Probation and Parole; the Swatara Township Police Department; the Lower Paxton Township Police Department; and, the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office – all of whom participated in this investigation.

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

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