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U.S. Marshals and Franklin County SWAT Capture Columbus Attempted Murder Suspect

For immediate release

Daniel DeVille, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal

Southern District of Ohio
Columbus, OH
(614) 469-5540

Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) SWAT arrested fugitive De Tronne Marshall-Dennis on May 17, 2024. De Tronne Marshall-Dennis was wanted by the Columbus Division of Police for allegedly shooting a victim. Marshall-Dennis was indicted in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court on May 14, 2024, and charged with Attempted Murder, Discharging a Firearm, Felonious Assault, Tampering with Evidence, and Weapon Under Disability. SOFAST adopted the case, and discovered Marshall-Dennis was still in the Columbus area. This investigation led the U.S. Marshals Task Force and FCSO SWAT to the 3200 block of Sterling Lane in Columbus where Marshall-Dennis was arrested without incident. He is being held at the Franklin County Jail.

“The U.S. Marshals Service and our partners at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office are committed to bringing those who commit violent crimes to justice. Our investigative resources, paired with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office’s tactical capabilities, led to the prompt and safe arrest of this fugitive.” - 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, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 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, 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, Whitehall Police Department, and Zanesville Police Department.

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