Williamsport, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane
announced the arrest of Robert Medlar, a 49-year old man from Mount
Ephraim, New Jersey.
On July 4, 2020, the Williamsport Bureau of
Police investigated an alleged sexual assault against a woman in a
downtown hotel. That investigation resulted in an arrest warrant
charging Medlar with Sexual Assault and lesser included offenses.
Attempts to find Medlar in Williamsport were unsuccessful and the U.S.
Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force adopted the fugitive
Today at about 1:30 p.m., members of the task
force visited a home in the 100 block of Grant Street in Mount Ephraim,
New Jersey and arrested Medlar without incident. He was committed to the
Camden County Prison to await extradition to Pennsylvania.
Marshal Martin Pane said, “The U.S. Marshals Service recognizes the
importance of bringing those charged with serious sex crimes to justice
as quickly as possible. We give these types of cases our utmost
attention. It is my hope that the victim and family members will find
comfort knowing the alleged attacker is now in custody.”
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 Lycoming County Sheriff’s Office; the Lycoming County Adult
Probation Office; and, the Williamsport Bureau of Police – all of whom
participated in this investigation.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency