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For Immediate Release

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March 11, 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 Scranton Shooting Suspect in Allentown

Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Michael Howard Falloon – an 18-year old Allentown man.

In January of 2020, the Scranton Police Department investigated the robbery and shooting of a man in Perry Park. As a result of that investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Falloon with Aggravated Assault, Robbery and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find him in Scranton were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force began a fugitive investigation.

Today at about 6 a.m., the fugitive investigation led task force members to a home in the 100 block of Tilghman Street in Allentown; where Falloon was arrested without incident. He was returned to Scranton for arraignment and booking.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service and its task force partners recognize the importance of cooperation between federal, state and local police agencies – especially when searching for fugitives wanted for violent crimes. It is my sincere hope that the arrest of this fugitive brings some sense of relief to the victim.”

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 Wilkes-Barre Police Department; the Kingston Police Department; the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office; and, the Scranton Police Department - 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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