For Immediate Release
|April 28, 2022||
Southern District of Ohio (513) 684-3594;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|Task Force Arrests Fugitive Wanted for Rape of a Minor|
Cincinnati, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) with assistance of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit have arrested Dewan Morris.
Morris was wanted by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office on an arrest warrant for rape of a minor, sexual battery of a minor, and gross sexual imposition. Morris had been on the run since the indictment was issued on October 5th, 2021. During the morning hours of April 28th, 2022, investigators observed Morris at an apartment complex near the Seymour Avenue area of Cincinnati, OH. Morris was taken into custody without incident. Morris now awaits his court appearance for the alleged charges and was transported to the Hamilton County Jail.
Cincinnati’s SOFAST is a U.S. Marshals
Service-led task force consisting of local, state, and federal
authorities including the Adult Parole Authority, Butler County
Sheriff’s Office, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County
Probation Office, Colerain Township Police Department, Department of
Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Golf Manor
Police Department, Harrison Police Department, Mount Orb Police
Department, Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector
General, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, and Warren County Sheriff’s
Office. The U.S. Marshal’s
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.