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U.S. Marshals Arrest Columbus Murder Suspect in Georgia

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 arrested fugitive Kenyatta Glass on June 24, 2024.

Kenyatta Glass was wanted by the Columbus Division of Police for Murder. Glass was charged with Murder in Franklin County Municipal Court after an investigation by the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit. Glass allegedly shot and killed Shawn Grooms in the 600 Block of Channing way Blvd. in Columbus on September 3, 2023. The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) adopted the case, and discovered Glass fled the Columbus, Ohio area. On June 24, 2024, Glass was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, and Georgia State Patrol SWAT in the 1400 Block of Braxford Trace, Lawrenceville, GA. Glass was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail and awaits an extradition court hearing in GA.

“The United States Marshals Service, through its fugitive task forces, assists state and local agencies by sharing our nationwide resources with our law enforcement partners to bring those who try to run and hide to justice. The U.S. Marshals and Columbus Division of Police work together daily to locate fugitives accused of violent crimes to help make our community safer- 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, 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.

Anyone with information on any fugitive may submit an anonymous web tip via the USMS Tips App.

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