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Fugitive Task Force Arrests Murder Suspect

For immediate release

Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST), along with the Columbus Division of Police SWAT and K-9 Unit arrested fugitive Michael Antoine Dickerson on March 23, 2023, on an outstanding arrest warrant from Franklin County, Ohio. Dickerson was wanted by the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit for Murder, Aggravated Murder, Aggravated Robbery and Tampering with Evidence. On March 6, 2023, Dickerson was indicted by a Franklin County Grand Jury. SOFAST adopted the Dickerson arrest warrant and received information Dickerson was still residing in the Columbus area. Dickerson was quickly located and apprehended in the 400 Block of South Ashburton Road, Columbus, Ohio. Dickerson is currently in the custody of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

United States Marshal Michael Black stated, “the arrest of this fugitive is the result of our ongoing partnership with the Columbus Division of Police. We will continue to share our resources with our law enforcement partners to help make our community safer.”

Columbus SOFAST is a fugitive-focused, U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state and federal authorities including the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Bexley Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Capital University Police Department, Delaware County Probation Office, Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster Police Department, Mount Vernon Police Department, Ohio Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Office of Inspector General Social Security Administration, Ohio State Highway Patrol, United States Secret Service, United States Attorney’s

Office, Utica Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Zanesville Police Department.

Anyone with information on any fugitive may send an anonymous web tip.

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