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U.S. Marshals and Area Law Enforcement Capture Two First-Degree Murder Suspects Wanted in Unrelated Crimes

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Memphis, TN – Today, U.S. Marshals, Memphis Police Officers, Shelby County (TN), and Desoto County (MS) Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Teams captured Quaverre Rogers, 27, of Southaven, Mississippi, who was wanted for a deadly shooting that took place on Beale Street in Memphis during the NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament.

On March 17, 2024, Rogers was arrested after a shooting that left 52-year-old Damein Hawkins dead outside the Jerry Lee Lewis Café. Rogers was charged with Second-Degree Murder, but the charge was later dropped. Rogers was subsequently indicted for First-Degree Murder by a grand jury.

On April 16 at approximately 11 a.m., the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Memphis and partner agencies apprehended Rogers at a hotel in Olive Branch, Mississippi. He is awaiting extradition back to Tennessee.

Approximately one hour later, the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) made another arrest on a First-Degree Murder suspect when they captured Jessica Harris, 35, of Memphis. Harris was wanted in Lee County, Mississippi, for a shooting in Verona, which left a male victim deceased.

On July 8, 2023, Verona Police Officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 100 block of Reese Street. Christian Ramos, 22, was later identified as the deceased victim. Warrants for First-Degree Murder and Shooting into a Dwelling were issued out of the Lee County Circuit Court. The Verona Police Department requested the assistance of U.S. Marshals in the Oxford, Mississippi Office.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) was requested to assist when the investigation led to an address in Memphis. The task force approached and surrounded a house at 1419 Oberle Avenue. Harris was arrested without incident and is awaiting extradition to Mississippi.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis and Jackson Police Officers, Tennessee Department of Correction Special Agents, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Since 2021, the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force has captured over 2,600 violent fugitives and sexual predators.

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