U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Two murder Suspects in Nine Hours
For Immediate Release
Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Memphis, TN – Two out of state murder suspects were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force yesterday.
Dwight Harris was wanted out of Cleveland, Ohio on a murder warrant. He was tracked to the 8600 block of Dillard Street in Ridgley, Tennessee. The Task Force K-9, Echo, was able to track him and apprehend him as he was hiding under a large fuel tank. He was then transported to local holding facilities.
On April 25 Demarcus Daniels was killed by gunfire. This occurred near the 400 block of Tennessee Street Blytheville, Arkansas. On 4/27/20 a warrant was issued by Mississippi County court in Arkansas for the arrest of Correy Crawford for Capital Murder and Aggravated Robbery.
On April 30 at approximately 3:00am, Crawford was located near the 1800 block of Getwell Road in Memphis. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to detention facilities in Blytheville Arkansas.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee Division of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force 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, Madison County Sheriff's Deputies, Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, BATF, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. 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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