For Immediate Release
|November 19, 2021||
Deputy U.S. Marshal
Northern District of West Virginia (304) 267-7179;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|Fugitive Wanted on Multiple Counts of Drug Distribution Apprehended by U.S. Marshals|
Martinsburg, WV – On November 19, 2021, members of the U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, Capital Area Fugitive Task Force, Hagerstown PD, and Wasington County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Marcus Longus, 27, of Hagerstown, MD. Longus was one of thirty-four people indicted in a 30 count indictment involving a drug trafficking conspiracy distributing large amounts of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine base and cocaine from Hagerstown into West Virginia.
The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force developed information Marcus Longus had returned from New York to the Hagerstown, Maryland area and may be staying in area hotels. Officers were able to establish Longus was staying at the Sleep Inn located in Hagerstown, Maryland. Marcus Longus was arrested in the parking lot without incident.
“The Marshals Service and members of the Fugitive Task Force are dilgent in its fugitive investigations and this arrest exemplifies the constant and steady teamwork of our state and local partners, this teamwork enabled us to remove a dangerous criminal from the streets” said Acting U.S. Marshal Terry Moore.
There are still five subjects still wanted. If you have any information on the subjects listed below please contact the United States Marshals Service at 304 267-7179.
Lenin Luna-Mota, 48, of Hagerstown, MD and Domincan Republic
Samuel Rose known also as “Black Sam”, 48, of Martinsburg, WV
Chelsea Pinkcett, 33,of Martinsburg, WV
Devron Brown known also as “Country”, 33, of Martinsburg, WV
Carlos Nunez-Arias known also as “Charlote”, 51, of Hagerstown, MD
The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force consists of members from the West Virginia State Police, Martinsburg Police Department, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Town Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, West Virginia Department of Corrections, and Shepherdstown Police Department.
Marcus Longus is currently being held at the
Eastern Regional Jail. A photo of Longus can be
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.