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U.S. Marshals Arrest North Carolina Fugitive in Lewiston, Maine

For immediate release

Ryan Guay, Senior Inspector

District of Maine
(207) 780-3355

Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Maine Violent Offender Task Force (MVOTF)  announce the arrest of Alyalia Chaibounmingkhouan, 19, of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Chaibounmingkhouan was wanted by authorities since November 7, 2023, for a warrant issued out of  North Carolina for 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to  kill and 3 counts of assault with a deadly weapon. The USMS, Carolina’s Regional Fugitive Task  Force (CRFTF), provided investigative leads to the USMS MVOTF requesting assistance in locating and apprehending Chaibounmingkhouan in Maine.

Through a collaborative law enforcement effort, authorities developed information which led  investigators to Lewiston, ME. Task Force members were able to locate and identify  Chaibounmingkhouan and safely apprehend her.

Chaibounmingkhouan is pending extradition back to North Carolina where she will be arraigned on  outstanding charges.

The USMS, Maine Violent Offender Task Force received valuable assistance by the USMS, Carolina’s  Regional Fugitive Task Force and Lewiston, Maine Police Department.

The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent Offender Task Force is comprised of members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Maine State Police, Maine Department of Corrections, Biddeford Police Department, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any State or Federal Fugitive please contact the United States Marshals Service, District of Maine at

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at


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