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U.S. Marshals Task Force Captures Violent Fugitive After Standoff

For immediate release

Jordan Rewald, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Western District of Missouri
Kansas City, MO
(816) 512-2000

Kansas City, MO – United States Marshal Scott Seeling announces the arrest of a violent fugitive wanted by multiple Kansas City metro agencies after a lengthy standoff in Kansas City, MO. 

Xavier Jones was wanted in Jackson County, MO and Johnson County, KS for multiple felony warrants including robbery, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and felony theft.

On the morning of May 29, 2024, deputies and task force officers from the Kansas City Missouri Police Department (KCPD) spotted Jones entering a known residence located in the 6400 block of E 16th Terrace in Kansas City.  Task force members surrounded the residence, but Jones refused to surrender. KCPD’s Tactical Response Team responded to the scene and after lengthy negotiations, Jones surrendered to KCPD at approximately 6:50 p.m. He was taken into custody without further incident and transported for further investigation.  

The U.S. Marshals Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force-Kansas City Division, operates in conjunction with members of the Kansas City and St. Joseph Missouri Police Departments, the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol and other federal law enforcement partners. The task force objectives are to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with violent crimes, drug offenses, sex offenders and other serious felonies.  It also provides direct support to law enforcement agencies in tracking down and recovering missing children. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 67 local fugitive task forces, 8 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries. 

Tips can be submitted anonymously to the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers via the TIPS hotline at (816) 474-8477, on the internet at, or the free mobile app available at

Tips can also be submitted to the U.S. Marshals service directly by downloading the USMS Tips App to your Apple or Android device. Follow the latest news and updates about the U.S. Marshals Service on X:  @USMarshalsHQ 

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