– U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces capture of second escaped Dyer
County prisoner. Michael Bolden was arrested last night by the U.S.
Marshals in Rock Island, Ill. They were working from information
developed by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.
On August 30, at the Dyer County Jail Antoine Thomas and Michael
Bolden overpowered and injured a Correctional Officer, and then escaped
over a fence. Thomas was being held on charges of Aggravated Robbery,
Aggravated Assault and Resisting Arrest. Bolden was being held on
Failure to Appear in court on charges of Possession with Intent to
Distribute Scheduled 1 Narcotics and Resisting Arrest.
31, Thomas was arrested in Dyersburg by the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office
and the Gulf Coast Task Force.
Bolden was taken into custody
“The U.S. Marshals were very glad we could
assist in bringing both fugitives back into custody,” said U.S. Marshal
Tyreece Miller. “This capture should serve notice that Marshals’
resources are far and wide.”
The Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive
Task Force (GCRFTF) has offices in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.
The West Tennessee office consists of Deputy U.S. Marshals,
Investigators with the Jackson Police Department, Agents with the
Tennessee Department of Correction, Investigators with the Memphis
Police Department, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Fayette
County Sheriff’s Office.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency