Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of William Green for First Degree Murder.
On December 5, 2021,
Jorge Maldonado was shot to death near the intersection of Trezevant and
Capewood in Memphis, Tennessee. Another man present was shot but not
On December 31, 2021, a warrant out of Shelby County
Criminal Court was issued for William Green for these crimes. The
warrant was for First Degree Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery,
Attempted First Degree Murder and Employing A Firearm During A Dangerous
Felony. The case was adopted for a fugitive investigation by the U.S.
Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force.
In the early
morning hours of March 15, 2022, the Two Rivers Task Force and the
Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team went to a motel in the Raleigh
area of Memphis. Information had been developed that Green was there in
a room. After the fugitive refused to open the door, the investigators
with the Task Force tried the room key. Finding the door secured against
opening from the outside with a key, Task Force investigators forcibly
opened the door, using tools specially designed for that purpose. Once
the door was open, Green surrendered to arrest without further incident.
“Within the confines of the law and proper procedure, the U.S.
Marshals will always do what is necessary to take a fugitive into
custody,” commented 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