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Local Hip Hop Artist (POWER$$$) Wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service

For immediate release

Brian Stalnaker, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Western District of Virginia
Roanoke, VA
(540) 857‐2230

Norfolk, VA – The United States Marshals Service is seeking the public’s help in locating William “Mike” Burgess (45), who is wanted on a Federal Firearms Charge.

William “Mike” BurgessBurgess is a local hip hop artist and actor who goes by the stage names “POWER$$$” and “MIC POWER$$$”. He is known to frequent the Denbigh area of Newport News. Burgess is approximately 5’9” and weighs 215 lbs. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Burgess should call the U.S. Marshals tip line at (877) WANTED-2 (1-877-926-8332) or 1 (202) 407-3957. There is a possible $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of Burgess.

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