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News Release

The U.S. Marshals serves as the enforcement arm of the federal courts and is involved in virtually every federal law enforcement initiative.

Below are the news releases shared across the U.S. Marshals Service’s 94 districts informing the public of the day-to-day activities ranging from fugitive arrests, asset forfeitures, prisoner operations, judicial security measures as well as highlighting individual achievements and success stories within the agency.

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  • U.S. Marshals Seek Information on Fugitive Wanted for Triple Homicide

    • For Immediate Release
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    Wanted Fugitive - Larry Reed

  • U.S. Marshals and Franklin County Swat Arrest Columbus Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrested fugitive Brian Banks early this morning.

  • Another Out of State Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals in the Cleveland Area

    • For Immediate Release
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    Cleveland, OH – This afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Stephen Johnson, 27, who was wanted by the Little Rock Police Department in Arkansas for capital murder.

  • U.S. Marshals Locate Dayton Rape Suspect in Georgia

    • For Immediate Release
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    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.

  • Atlanta Homicide Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Euclid

    • For Immediate Release
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    Cleveland, OH – Late this afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), the Euclid Police Department, EDGE (Eastside Departments Group Enforcement) SWAT and Ohio State Highway Patrol’s SRT arrested Davonte Lavonne Childs, 27. Childs was wanted by Sandy Springs Police Department in Fulton County Georgia for homicide.

  • Woman Wanted for Drug Overdose Death in Solon Arrested in Kentucky

    • For Immediate Release
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    Cleveland, OH– Late last night, members of the U.S. Marshals Service in Kentucky arrested Angela Miserendino, 42. Miserendino was wanted by the Solon Police Department for involuntary manslaughter, corrupting another with drugs, and endangering children.

  • U.S. Marshals Nab UT Murder Suspect in CA Sandwich Shop

    • For Immediate Release
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    Los Angeles, CA – On January 24, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF), in coordination with the USMS District of Utah Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, located and safely arrested a man wanted by the Salt Lake City Police Department for a murder committed on January 4, 2024. 

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Murder Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    Charlotte, NC - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF) in coordination with the Cleveland County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) safely arrested a man, on January 23, 2024, wanted by the Cleveland County Sheriffs Office for attempted murder.   

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Domestic Assault Suspect

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    Fairfax, VA – On January 18, 2024, the U.S.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Violent Offender

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    Atlanta, GA – On January 23, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), in coordination with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, located and safely arrested a man wanted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for armed robbery committed on December 19, 2023.

  • Fugitive on the Run for 34 Years Deported from the Dominican Republic to the United States

    • For Immediate Release
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    Washington, DC – The Dominican Republic’s Direccion Nacional de Control de Drogas (National Drug Control Directorate) of the U.S. Marshals Dominican Republic Foreign Field Office (DRFFO) Fugitive Investigative Unit on Jan. 25 took into custody a man who absconded and failed to appear for his sentencing hearing in 1989 in El Segundo, California.

  • USMS Tactical K9 Rin and Senior Inspector TK9 Handler both Receive Purple Heart Award

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    Tactical K9 Rin with Purple Heart Award

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Philadelphia Murder Escapee

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    Philadelphia, PA - Today, at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the U.S. Marshals Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force, arrested escapee Shane Pryor, 17, at 3rd street and Roosevelt Boulevard. Pryor was wanted for escaping custody during a transport to the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP) on January 24th.

  • U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitive Wanted in Murder of 6-Week-Old Baby Arrested in Mexico

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    15 Most Wanted Capture - Anthony Ojeda

  • U.S. Marshals Capture West TN Murder Fugitive in Middle TN

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    Bolivar, TN – On January 24, 2024, U.S. Marshals captured a West Tennessee murder fugitive in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Rodriquez McNeal, 35, of Bolivar, was wanted for First Degree Murder for a 2021 homicide in Bolivar.

  • U.S. Marshals Task Force Finds Wisconsin Fugitive in West Tennessee

    • For Immediate Release
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    Dyersburg, TN – On January 24th, 2024, U.S. Marshals (USMS) and the Dyersburg Police Department captured a Wisconsin fugitive in West Tennessee.

  • $5,000 Reward Offered for Philadelphia Murder Escapee

    • For Immediate Release
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    Philadelphia, PA — The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a murder suspect who escaped custody Jan. 24 during a transport to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Wisconsin Federal Fugitive at Indiana Motel

    • For Immediate Release
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    Madison, WI – The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) of Fort Wayne, Indiana captured a Wisconsin fugitive for on warrants from the United States Marshals Service-Madison; Winnebago, Richland, and Adams counties in WI; and Kosciusko and Whitley counties in Indiana.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect Wanted in 2020 Murder Outside of Columbus Nightclub

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    Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) located and arrested fugitive Gvon Thornton early this morning.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest East Harlem Child Rapist

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    New York, NY – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJRFTF), with assistance from the New York Police Department's (NYPD) Special Victims Unit (SVU), today apprehended a man wanted for the Jan. 6 rape of a 10-year-old girl he allegedly lured to his apartment in East Harlem.