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Western Tennessee U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Case Featured in 'Chasing Evil' Podcast

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Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
(901) 573-8177

Jackson, TN – A fugitive arrest in Jackson that resulted in two members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force being struck by gunfire is featured in the popular true crime podcast, “Chasing Evil”.

The episode features the November 2nd, 2020, gunfight and subsequent arrest of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted suspect, Bobby Joe Claybrook, Jr. Claybrook was wanted in Dyersburg, TN, for Attempted Murder. The fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Service. The listener will hear first-hand accounts from two members of the Task Force who were targeted.

“Chasing Evil” is a true crime podcast that features never before heard moments of real crime told by survivors and investigators of crime. Chris Godsick, who is an Emmy award winning film and television producer, is the creator and host of “Chasing Evil.” The podcast is available through all common podcast mediums. The episode was released today, December 14, 2022.

Link to “Chasing Evil” podcast website:

Link to press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office on Claybrook that details the incident and Claybrook’s 40-year sentence:

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.

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