Windsor Heights, IA – Members of the U.S. Marshals
Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force, in coordination with the Long Beach,
California, Police Department, arrested a double-homicide suspect in the
7600 block of Windsor Heights Sept. 16.
The arrest ended a nearly
two-week search for the suspect which began in California on Sept. 4.
That is when Long Beach Police homicide detectives believe Joshua Lee
Wells, a 29-year-old Long Beach resident, fatally shot Juan
Guizar-Gutierrez and Maricela Honorato.
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Release of the arrest was delayed at the request of California
The U.S. Marshals Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force
(SIFTF) is a group of law enforcement officers from multiple federal,
state, and local law enforcement agencies across the Southern District
of Iowa. SIFTF’s mission is to locate and apprehend fugitives charged
with crimes of violence and wanted on outstanding felony arrest
warrants. Membership on the SIFTF includes the U.S. Marshals Service,
Polk County Sheriff’s Office, 5th Judicial District Probation and
Parole, Homeland Security Investigations, Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, Ames Police Department, 4th Judicial District Probation and
Parole, Council Bluffs Police Department, Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s
Office, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Scott County
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency