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For Immediate Release

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April 21, 2021 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District of Tennessee - Memphis (901) 573-8177;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Memphis Rape Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest of Johnnie Facison for Aggravated Rape and Aggravated Kidnapping.

On April 11, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee, Facison allegedly entered a home and at gunpoint assaulted and kidnapped his victim. After holding her for several hours he allegedly committed sexual assault on her. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Facison for Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Domestic Assault, Aggravated Burglary, and Violations of Bond Conditions.

This fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Earlier today the Task Force, the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team and officers with the Memphis Police Department, Airways Precinct, went to a residence at the 800 block of Vance. Facison was located there and taken into custody without incident.

“A horrific crime demands a strong response. The Marshals Service is thankful we were able to assist in capturing this fugitive,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force in the Western District of Tennessee with offices in Memphis and Jackson. Its membership is composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and Special Agents with the Tennessee Department of Correction. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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