Jackson, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of Jeremy Rico Etheridge, 39, on a First Degree Murder warrant out of
Indianapolis, Indiana, as well as a second fugitive wanted by
authorities in Wisconsin. Both were arrested in Union City, Tenn. by the
U.S. Marshals Service.
On December 20, 2021, Jeremy Etheridge was
allegedly involved in a fatal shooting in Indianapolis, Ind. The Marion
County (Ind.) Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Etheridge for First
Degree Murder. This case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Service and
forwarded to the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force in Jackson,
On the morning of February 11, the Task Force apprehended
Etheridge on the 500 block on Nash Street in Union City, Tenn. The Task
Force also encountered Eric Garrett, 64, who was with Etheridge.
Marshals discovered that Garrett had an outstanding warrant for felony
theft out of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Etheridge and Garrett were both
apprehended without incident and are pending extradition back to their
“We appreciate the information from
the public that led to the arrest of an alleged Indiana murder fugitive
and a second fugitive from Wisconsin” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller.
“When law enforcement and the community work together, our neighborhoods
The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task
Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The Western
Tennessee Division of the TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and
its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby
County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Fayette County
Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee
Department of Corrections Special Agents. 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