Youngstown, OH – Earlier this morning, members of the Northern
Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested David Springer.
Springer was wanted out of Cambria County, Pennsylvania on multiple
charges to include aggravated assault, kidnapping, strangulation, and
threats with intent to terrorize another. The charges stem from an
incident in which Springer allegedly physically assaulted a female,
causing potentially life-threatening injuries.
Members of the
task force obtained information that Springer had fled Pennsylvania in a
stolen truck with Texas license plates. Task force members located the
stolen truck at a truck stop on N. Canfield Niles Road in Youngstown and
arrested Springer, who was found sleeping in the back.
will be housed at the Mahoning County Jail until he can be extradited to
Cambria County for his pending case. Springer is a convicted sex
offender with requirements to register in Pennsylvania, and his arrest
in Ohio could violate his sex offender registry terms. Further charges
from the United States Attorney’s Office are being reviewed at this
U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Joint law enforcement
efforts between officers in Pennsylvania and Ohio resulted in the speedy
arrest of this violent fugitive. The safety of our citizens in the
Northern District of Ohio is of the utmost priority of our task force
Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive
can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at
1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can send a
web tip. Reward money is
available, and tipsters may remain anonymous.
Youngstown Division consists of the following federal, state and local
Boardman Township Police Department, Campbell Police
Department, Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office, Liberty Township Police
Department, Lordstown Village Police Department, Mahoning County
Sheriff’s Office, Mercy Health Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole
Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Salem Police Department, Trumbull
County Adult Probation Department, Warren Police Department, Youngstown
Police Department, and United States Marshals Service.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency