U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrest Two Fugitives Wanted for First Degree Murder
For Immediate Release
Michael McQuillan, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Memphis, TN – Tyreece Miller, U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee, announces the arrest of Lardarius Gordon, 27, and Ladarius Bonds, 20, for two unrelated murders.
Lardarius Bonds was wanted for First Degree Murder for a shooting that occurred on April 2, 2022, on Lamar Ave. When the Memphis Police Department responded to the call, they located a male with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to the Regional One Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Ladarius Gordon was also wanted for First Degree Murder for a shooting that occurred on July 5, 2022. Memphis Police responded to a call at the Hilldale Apartments off Westline Dr. A male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced deceased at the scene.
Both fugitive cases were adopted by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF). On July 11, members of the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Team found Gordon at a residence on Fizer Ave. in Memphis. Later that evening, Bonds was located at an address on Tulane Rd. in Memphis. Both fugitives were taken into custody with no further incident.
The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency Task Force in the Western District of Tennessee. The TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of Correction Special Agents from the Apprehension and Enforcement Unit. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at https://www.usmarshals.gov.
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