Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the
Marshals Service Task Force is seeking information leading to the capture of Timmie Cooperwood
for First Degree Murder.
On October 6 Shaneka Harvell was shot to
death in a residence in the 2000 block of Prospect. On October 9 a
warrant was issued by Shelby County for First Degree Murder for the
arrest of Timmie Cooperwood for this crime. It is alleged that Ms.
Harvell was the mother of Cooperwood’s children. This fugitive
investigation was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional
Fugitive Task Force.
Cooperwood is considered armed and
dangerous. Anyone with information should call (731) 571-0280 with
information. Cooperwood also has warrants for Aggravated Stalking,
Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun (two counts), Aggravated
Assault and Aggravated Burglary.
“We are asking the public’s
help in bringing this case to a successful conclusion,” said U.S.
Marshal Tyreece Miller.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional
Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force with divisions in
Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee
Division of the GCRFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its
membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County
Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Madison County Sheriff’s
Deputies, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers,
BATF, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The
primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency