Jackson, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announced the capture
of James Dwight Mitchell, 39, of Decatur, Ala. The U.S. Marshals Service
Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) and the Madison County
Sheriff’s Office arrested Mitchell today at a residence on Shirlee Drive
in west Madison County, Tenn.
On June 15, 2022, the Decatur, Ala.
Police Department issued warrants for Mitchell’s arrest for Sodomy First
Degree, Sexual Abuse First Degree, Possession of Obscene Matter (3
counts), and Production of Obscene Matter (3 counts).
coordinated investigation between the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional
Fugitive Task Force in Huntsville, Ala. and the Two Rivers Violent
Fugitive Task Force, Mitchell was found in Madison County and taken into
custody without incident.
“Tracking down violent fugitives and
sex offenders is a hallmark of the U.S. Marshals Service,” said U.S.
Marshal Miller. “We will continue to bring offenders to justice wherever
they may hide.”
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 Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force
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