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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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  • Sex Offender and Fugitive Operation in Bethel and Surrounding Villages

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Bethel, AK – Under "Operation (RAAVEN)" Rural Alaska Anti-Violence Enforcement, federal, state and local law enforcement officers joined together to account for registered sex offenders, and to locate and arrest individuals with warrants who were living in Western Alaska. This multi-agency operation focused its efforts in Bethel and 13 surrounding villages, to include Napakiak, Napaskiak, Kwethluk, Akiachak, Akiak, Nunapitchuk, Kasigluk, Tuluksak, Eek, Tuntutuliak, Kwigillinok, Stoney River, and Kipnuk. Participating in this joint operation (December 9-13) were the U.S.

  • Murder Suspect is Sought by U.S. Marshals Task Force

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Memphis, TN – The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force remains on the look out for Melvin Tyler, who is wanted for multiple violent crimes including First Degree Murder.

  • Fugitive of the Week Found and Arrested in Florida by U.S. Marshals

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Concord, NH – Late yesterday afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Jacksonville, Florida were able to locate and arrest "Fugitive of the Week," Douglas Collins, Jr., 51 years-of-age. Collins was wanted on an outstanding Rockingham County (New Hampshire) warrant for failing to appear on a charge of attempted aggravated felonious sexual assault.

  • Suspects That Shot 12 People in New Orleans Arrested by Law Enforcement

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Baton Rouge, LA – Two suspects from the December 01, 2019 early morning shooting of twelve persons on the edge of the French Quarter in the 700 block of Canal Street in New Orleans, LA were arrested on December 10, 2019, after a multi-agency investigative operation involving the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office, Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Probation and Parole, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), U.S.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Scranton Shooting Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Miles Singleton – a 21-year old Moosic man.

    On August 24, 2019, the Scranton Police Department investigated a shooting in the 500 block of Kennedy Street.

    As a result of that investigation detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Singleton with Aggravated Assault, Firearms Not to Be Carried Without License and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find Singleton were unsuccessful and the U. S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

  • Arkansas Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force and Multi Agency Gang Unit

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Memphis, TN – A 1st Degree Murder suspect out of Jonesboro, Arkansas (AR) was arrested earlier today by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Multi Agency Gang Unit.

    On November 30, 2019 Andrew Powell was murdered by gun shots in a residence in Jonesboro, AR. On December 3, 2019 a warrant was issued by the District Court of Craighead County AR for the arrest of JaColby Haggard for 1st Degree Murder.

  • Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Memphis, TN – The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force arrested a fugitive wanted for First Degree Murder and several other violent crimes.

    On October 26, 2019 Shelby County issued warrants for the arrest of Lundarius Brown: First Degree Murder, Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder, Criminal Attempt Especially Aggravated Robbery, Criminal Attempt Robbery, and Employment of a Firearm with the intent to commit a felony. The fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Task Force.

  • U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests TBI Top Ten

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Memphis, TN – The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested Leonard Lamount Porterfield, one of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's (TBI) Most Wanted fugitives.

    Porterfield was wanted by the Covington Police Department, Memphis Police Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Aggravated Robbery, 2 Counts of Aggravated Assault, 2 counts of Assault, and 3 counts evading arrest and other charges.

  • U.S. Marshals, FBI Urge Public to Report Phone Scams

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Headquarters - The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.

  • Fugitive of the Week Found and Bitten by Police K9

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Concord, NH – Late yesterday, Ronald Duby, 46 years-of-age, was arrested in an apartment on Chestnut Street in Nashua, New Hampshire by members of the Nashua Police Department. During the arrest Duby refused to obey the commands of the Police Officers present and as a result was subdued by a Police K9. Duby was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. Mr.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Scranton Sexual Assault Suspect in New Jersey

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Scranton, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Jorge Aguilar, a 34-year old Scranton man.

    In November of 2019, the Scranton Police Department investigated the alleged sexual assault of a 12-year old girl. As a result to their investigation detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Aguilar with Statutory Sexual Assault, Rape of Child and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find Aguilar in Scranton were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Georgia Sex Assault Suspect in York County

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Harrisburg, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Rashad Jamal Matthews, a 30-year old man with no fixed address.

    On August 29, 2019, the Savannah (Georgia) Police Department investigated a home-invasion in which a woman was sexually assaulted. On November 1st, detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Matthews with Aggravated Sodomy, Rape, Aggravated Assault, and Home Invasion. Attempts to find Matthews in Savannah were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Escape Suspect in Covington

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Covington, KY – During the late morning hours of December 4, 2019, the U.S. Marshals arrested fugitive Henry Haas on an outstanding escape warrant from Cincinnati, OH.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Pennsylvania Most Wanted Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Philadelphia, PA – Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force arrested Khadir Blue, 27, for murder and Pennsylvania State Parole Violations, at approximately 1:30 p.m. in Chester Pennsylvania on December 3rd. The arrest was made in relation to an incident which occurred January 4th, 2017, in the 5800 block of Thompson Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After a verbal argument, Blue shot a 29 year old male in the neck and then fled the scene.