Scranton, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane
announced the arrest of Tyrone Lincoln Lancaster, a 38-year old
On May 19, 2020, the Moosic Borough Police
Department investigated a burglary and assault at a home in the 3300
block of Birney Avenue.
As a result of their investigation,
officers obtained an arrest warrant charging Lancaster with Burglary,
Aggravated Assault, weapon offenses, and lesser included offenses.
Attempts to find Lancaster were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals
Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.
Today, at about 7:00 a.m., members of the fugitive task force checked a
home in the 100 block of Masters Street in Scranton and arrested
Lancaster after finding him hiding in a crawl space. Lancaster was
turned over to the Moosic Borough Police Department.
States Marshal Pane stated, “It’s the Marshals Services’ duty to ensure
that those charged with serious crimes have their day in court. It is my
sincere hope that the affected communities will find some measure of
comfort knowing this suspect will face justice.”
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 Parole Board; the
Wilkes-Barre Police Department; the Kingston Police Department; the
Bradford County Sheriff’s Office; and, the Scranton Police Department –
all of whom participated in this investigation.
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