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.
U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehend Attempted Murder FugitiveDescription
Jackson, TN – The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Jackson captured Luis Fernando Sanchez-Flores, 29, today. He was wanted out of Newbern, Tennessee for Attempted First Degree Murder and Especially Aggravated Burglary.
Boston Murder Suspect Arrested in YoungstownDescription
Youngstown, OH – Earlier this afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Dwight Watson, 56. Watson was wanted by police in Boston, Massachusetts for murder.
U.S. Marshals Arrest Two Homicide Suspects in One HomeDescription
Cleveland, OH – Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Amira Duncan, 24, and Dajhawn Taylor, 27. Both Duncan and Taylor were wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.
Houston Homicide Suspect Captured by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in DenverDescription
Denver, CO – The U.S. Marshals Service Colorado Violent Offender Task Force located and arrested a Houston homicide suspect late Monday afternoon in Denver.
U.S. Marshals Offer up to $5,000 Reward for Info Leading to Capture of MS-13 Gang Member Wanted for Arkansas HomicideDescription
Fayetteville, AR – The U.S.
Fugitive Sex Offender on the Run for 17 Years Captured in AtlantaDescription
Atlanta, GA - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) has captured interstate fugitive sexual predator, Gustav Schilling. Schilling was booked into the Fulton County Jail and is now awaiting his day in court.
U.S. Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas Receives 2 Awards at 41st Director’s Honorary Awards CeremonyDescription
San Antonio, TX – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) in the Western District of Texas received the Group Task Force (District) Award and the Administrative Employee of the Year Award at the 41st Director’s Honorary Awards Ceremony held Jan. 18 in the Great Hall, Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Marshals arrest more than 75,000 fugitives in 2022Description
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested 75,846 fugitives (28,324 on federal and 47,522 on state and local warrants) in Fiscal Year 2022. On average, the agency arrested 303 fugitives per day (based on 250 operational days).
That number breaks down as follows:
Andre McCoy, Wanted for Death of 4-Year-Old Boy, Has Been Arrested by the U.S. Marshals ServiceDescription
Youngstown, OH – Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Andre McCoy, 22. McCoy has been wanted since March 25, 2021, when he was indicted on charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder, felonious assault, and aggravated burglary, all with firearms specifications.
Endangered Missing Henry County Girl Found Safe in ClevelandDescription
Cleveland, OH – Earlier today the U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit (USMS MCU) and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) were able to locate and recover Elena Kalvitz (8), an endangered and missing child from Henry County, OH. The child was recovered safe in the 3400 block of W 95th St. in Cleveland after a search began yesterday afternoon.
U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehends FugitiveDescription
Hobbs, N.M. – On Thursday, January 19, the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico – Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (USMS-SWIFT) in collaboration with the Lea County Drug Task Force, and the Lea County Sheriff’s Office captured a fugitive wanted for a federal warrant in Hobbs.
U.S. Marshals Capture Tennessee Murder Fugitive in LouisianaDescription
Jackson, TN – Charles Wilson, 31, who was wanted for murder in Jackson was captured in Opelousas, Louisiana last week by the U.S. Marshals.
U.S. Marshals in Missouri Looking for 5 Escaped InmatesDescription
St. Louis, MO - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) in the Eastern District of Missouri are looking for five inmates who escaped Tuesday night from the St. Francois County Detention Center in Farmington.
The five are:
Local Organization Receives Top Award from U.S. Marshals Service in Washington, D.C.Description
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott is pleased to announce that Katie Eichenauer, Executive Director of Believe In Dreams, has been awarded the Citizen of the Year award as part of the U.S. Marshals Service 41st Director’s Honorary Awards. The award was presented earlier today by US Marshals Service Director Ronald Davis at the Robert F.
Man Wanted for Toledo Homicide Arrested by U.S. Marshals in ClevelandDescription
Cleveland, OH – Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested Titus Crittendon, 26. Crittendon was wanted by the Toledo Police Department for aggravated murder.
Reputed Child Pornographer Makes 15 Most Wanted ListDescription
Washington, D.C. - David Benjamin Creamer, charged with distribution of child pornography, transportation of obscene materials, firearms
Wanted Sex Offender Attempts to Evade Police on BicycleDescription
Concord, NH – The U.S. Marshals Service – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force is pleased to announce that Nov. 30 “Fugitive of the Week,” Craig Pearson, was arrested Sunday in Manchester after trying to evade police.
PA Man on U.S. Marshals 15MW List Arrested in FLDescription
Washington, D.C. – A Pennsylvania man who was elevated to the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) 15 Most Wanted list in June 2022 was arrested early this morning in Broward County, Florida, after he fled the scene of a bar fight and was stopped by local police.
U.S. Marshals Arrest Violent Fugitive in Wells, MaineDescription
Portland, ME - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Maine Violent Offender Task Force and Biddeford Police Department announce the arrest of Michael Scott, 41, of Wells, Maine.
U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehends Fugitive Suspected in 14 Armed RobberiesDescription
Albuquerque, NM – On Tuesday, January 10, the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico – Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (USMS-SWIFT) captured a fugitive at a motel, in Northeast Albuquerque.
Brandon Sanchez, 29, was wanted for a federal probation violation, with the underlying charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.