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U.S. Marshals Locate Dayton Rape Suspect in Georgia

For immediate release

Public Affairs Officer - Dayton

Southern District of Ohio
(937) 225-2917

Dayton, OH – The U.S. Marshals’ Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST), with the assistance of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested fugitive Laquinn Davis in McDonough, GA at approximately 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Laquinn Davis was wanted by the Dayton Police Department for Rape, Felonious Assault, Strangulation, Having Weapons Under Disability, and Aggravated Menacing. Davis has been booked into the Henry County Jail in Georgia and now awaits extradition for his court appearance in Ohio.

“The U.S. Marshals and Dayton Police Department have a long-standing partnership on the task force. The safe capture of this fugitive is the result of the hard work done by the Dayton P.D. investigators and our nationwide network of fugitive task forces. We will continue to work with and support our partners to locate violent suspects who attempt to evade arrest.” – Michael D. Black, United States Marshal.

U.S. Marshals SOFAST is a multi-jurisdictional task force comprised of the Dayton Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Springfield Police Department, Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, Miami County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, Perry Township Police Department, Greenville Police Department, Springboro Police Department, Franklin Police Department, United States Secret Service, Warren County Sheriff’s Office, West Carrollton Police Department, and the Xenia Police Department. The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and captures more federal fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined. 

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