San Juan, PR – The U.S. Marshals Service led Puerto Rico
Violent Offenders Task Force (PRVOTF) in the District of Puerto Rico
arrested a man wanted for First Degree Homicide.
arrested Edwin Colon Vazquez, a fugitive wanted in Orlando, FL for
allegedly shooting and killing another man on May 10, 2020 in Kissimmee,
Colon Vazquez was located in Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Marshals Service began looking for him. Working with U.S. Marshals from
the Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force, several leads were
On June 10, 2020, Colon Vazquez was located at
Varadero Boat Yard, in Palmas del Mar, in the town of Humacao, where he
was apprehended without incident.
Colon Vazquez will be
extradited to Florida.
Wilmer Ocasio, U.S. Marshal for the
District of Puerto Rico indicated that, “This arrest sends a clear
message to any fugitive that attempts to flee and seek refuge in our
jurisdiction, will not be tolerated”.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency