Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the
arrest five individuals for felony crimes.
On September 22, 2021,
the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force located Timothy
Cook near the 2300 block of Park Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. Cook was
wanted for Felony Domestic Assault out of Shelby County and a Federal
Supervised Release Violation warrant out of the Western District of
Tennessee on a weapons charge. He was taken into custody without
Darnisha Sims was wanted for a Federal Supervised
Release Violation Warrant out of the Northern District of Mississippi on
a weapons charge. She was located near the 1400 block of Hickory Way,
Memphis, Tennessee and arrested without incident.
5, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Lenisha Wright allegedly willfully struck
an individual with her vehicle, which later caused his leg to be
amputated, and robbed him of $1,000. Warrants were issued for the arrest
of Wright for Attempted Murder, Mayhem With A Deadly Weapon, Kidnapping
First Degree, Robbery With A Deadly Weapon and Battery With Intent To
Commit Robbery by Clark County, Nevada. Working with the Marshals Office
in Las Vegas, information was developed that Wright was at an apartment
in the 6300 block of Oregon, Memphis Tennessee. She was located there
and taken into custody without incident.
On September 12, 2021,
an unknown male was shot to death near the 1900 block of Shelby Drive,
Memphis Tennessee. A warrant for Homicide was issued for the arrest of
Fontaine Holley for this crime. After negotiation and persuasion Holley
surrendered himself to Task Force Officers on September 22, 2021.
In the evening of September 22, 2021, the Las Vegas, Nevada Marshals
Office in coordination with the Task Force arrested Roy Frazier. He had
an Aggravated Rape Of A Child and Rape Of A Child warrant out of Shelby
County outstanding since October 6, 2020. Frazier was found from
information ascertained by the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force.
All arrests occurred on September 22, 2021. The Shelby County
Fugitive Apprehension Team assisted with the Memphis arrests.
“The significance of these five arrests in one day really emphasizes the
dedication, coordination, and persistence of the Marshals Service and
our partners,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller.
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