For Immediate Release
Josh Lowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Atlanta Homicide Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Cleveland
Cleveland, OH – This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Jumel Lewis, 42. Lewis was wanted by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office in Georgia for aggravated murder.
It is alleged that on September 29, 2021, Lewis shot and killed another male at an address near the 1300 block of Beatie Ave. SW, Atlanta, Georgia. Task force members obtained information that Lewis fled Atlanta and was potentially living in Cleveland. This afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Lewis at an address near the 1000 block of E. 146th Street in Cleveland.
U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, "The city of Cleveland is not a safe haven for fleeing homicide suspects. The U.S. Marshals Service will use the full extent of our resources to pursue these fugitives."
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.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force – Cleveland Division is composed of the following federal, state and local agencies: U.S. Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cleveland Police Department, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department, Euclid Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Independence Police Department, Parma Police Department, Aurora Police Department, Solon Police Department, Cleveland RTA Police Department, Westlake Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Middleburg Heights Police Department, Newburgh Heights Police Department and the Metrohealth Police Department.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at https://www.usmarshals.gov.
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