Bolivar, TN – On January 24, 2024, U.S. Marshals captured a West Tennessee murder fugitive in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Rodriquez McNeal, 35, of Bolivar, was wanted for First Degree Murder for a 2021 homicide in Bolivar.
On September 19, 2021, Montreal Harris, 33, of Bolivar, was found shot to death on S. Madison Street in Bolivar. The Bolivar Police Department and FBI investigated the crime. In January 2024, a Hardeman County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Rodriquez McNeal with First Degree Murder.
The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force in (TRVFTF) Jackson was asked to assist in finding McNeal. Task Force investigators developed information that McNeal had fled to Murfreesboro, Tennessee. On January 24th, the U.S. Marshals Middle Tennessee Joint Fugitive Task Force in Nashville arrested McNeal at an apartment on W. Northfield in Murfreesboro. He was booked at the Hardeman County Jail.
The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis and Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of Correction Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators