For Immediate Release
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Authorities Endure Freezing Temperatures in Order to Capture Massachusetts Fugitive in Maine
Portland, ME – Snowmobiles and Ice Fisherman were not the only ones out on Embden Pond this morning. A team of federal, state, and local authorities surrounded a residence in Embden, Maine in order to capture a wanted fugitive.
The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent Offender Task Force announce the arrest of Tylor Santos, 29 of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Santos was being sought by authorities on a warrant issued out of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.
Through a collaborative effort, investigators determined that Santos fled to Maine after being identified as a suspect in a shooting on January 6th, 2022, in New Bedford, MA.
Investigators learned Santos was at a residence on Embden Pond. Authorities were able to safely apprehend Santos early this morning without incident. William Bowring, 39 of Bingham, Maine was also arrested at the scene on a failure to appear warrant for felony theft out of Somerset County, Maine.
The U.S. Marshals Service Maine Violent Offender Task Force was assisted by the U.S. Marshals Service Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force, Maine State Police Tactical Team, Massachusetts State Police, The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Boston Division, New Bedford Police Department, Somerset County Sheriff's Office, and Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
The U.S. Marshals Service Maine Violent Offender Task Force is comprised of members of the U.S Marshals Service, Maine State Police, Maine Department of Corrections, Biddeford Police Department and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any State or Federal Fugitive please contact the United States Marshals Service, District of Maine at MED.TIPLINE@usdoj.gov.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at https://www.usmarshals.gov.
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