For Immediate Release
|May 21, 2022||
Jr., Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Maryland (410) 362-7550;
Antonio Gause, Senior Inspector
Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (202) 427-0183;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Two Suspects Arrested for
Impersonating Deputy U.S. Marshals
Waldorf Man and Lexington Park Woman Face Federal Charges
Greenbelt, MD – The U.S. Marshals Service in the District of
Maryland and Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force partnered with
the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Maryland State Police to arrest
Antione William Tuckson, age 37, of Waldorf, Maryland, and Nijea Nicole
Rich, age 40, of Lexington Park, Maryland, on May 20, 2022.
“I commend Prince George’s County Police
Department for their outstanding work and the tremendous support they
have provided during this investigation,” said Johnny L. Hughes, U.S.
Marshal for the District of Maryland. “Without our local partners, we
would not be as successful. I could not be more thankful for their hard
work and the incredible support we received from the U.S. Postal
Inspection Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”
If convicted, Tuckson and Rich each face a
maximum sentence of three years in federal prison for impersonating a
Deputy U.S. Marshal and Rich faces a maximum of five years in federal
prison for the conspiracy. Tuckson also faces a maximum of 10 years in
federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.