Memphis, TN – It was a successful day for the U.S. Marshals
Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force as they brought in two fugitives
from justice who were wanted for murder.
On July 20, Donald
Bunch was shot to death at the 1600 block of Getwell in Memphis,
Tennessee. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Willie Patterson for
Second Degree Murder for this crime.
Aaron Forbes was shot to
death on August 16 in Norfolk, Virginia. A warrant for the arrest of
John A. Little was issued by the Norfolk Police Department for Second
Earlier today the Gulf Coast Task Force and the
Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team tracked John Little
to a residence at the 5300 block of Beaverton Drive in Memphis. He was
taken into custody without incident and transported to the Shelby County
This evening the U.S. Marshals Southeast
Regional Fugitive Task Force, working closely with Investigators with
the Gulf Coast Task Force, located Willie Patterson in Columbus,
Georgia. He was taken into custody without incident and awaits
extradition back to Memphis.
“No matter how far they travel, the
U.S. Marshals will not rest until violent fugitives are brought to
justice,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller.
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 can be found at
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency