Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Columbus Division of Police (CPD) SWAT arrested fugitive Larry Hutson on October 16, 2023, on an outstanding arrest warrant.
Larry Hutson was wanted by the Columbus Division of Police for Murder and Weapons Under Disability. On August 1, 2023, Hutson was indicted in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court for allegedly using a firearm to shoot and kill Felecia Lane in the 2000 Block of Winslow Drive, Columbus on March 9, 2021. On September 4, 2023, SOFAST adopted the fugitive investigation. With the assistance of CPD SWAT and the CPD K-9 Unit, Hutson was safely apprehended in the 3000 Block of East 7th Ave in Columbus this afternoon. Hutson is now in the custody of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
“The United States Marshals Service along with our task force partners work daily to remove those accused of the most violent crimes from our community. The teamwork between the dedicated investigators and the tactical expertise of the SWAT professionals and K-9 unit led to another safe arrest of an alleged murder suspect.” – Michael D. Black, United States Marshal.
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, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Bexley Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Capital University Police Department, Delaware County Probation Office, Groveport Police Department, 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, United States
Attorney’s Office, Utica Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Whitehall Police Department, and Zanesville Police Department.
Anyone with information on any fugitive may submit an anonymous USMS Web Tip.