Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of a male juvenile who had escaped from the Wilder Youth Development
Center in Somerville, Tennessee.
The seventeen year old juvenile
who was captured was being held at that facility for four counts of
Aggravated Robbery. He escaped on June 23, 2021 along with two other
juveniles. He was captured without incident in the early morning hours
of June 24 near the 3200 block of Ridgeway.
The U.S. Marshals Two
Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force continues to search for the other two
juveniles, who were being held on charges including homicide.
Persons with information about the whereabouts of the juveniles are
encouraged to call 901 590 6782.
“We are working diligently to
locate and safely arrest the other two escaped juveniles,” 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
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency