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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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  • Time's Up for 15 Year Vermont Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a fugitive in Gowanda, NY who has been on the run from Vermont authorities for the last 15 years.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests York Movie Theater Homicide Suspect in New Jersey

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrests of Anu-Malik Johnson – a 21-year old York man – and Jonathon Julius Martin – a 31-year old man formerly of York.

  • The Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force Arrests Violent Predator After Years on the Run

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Providence, RI – A violent fugitive, wanted on charges of child molestation, attempted breaking and entering and vandalism, has been apprehended by the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force (RIVFTF) after four years on the run.

  • CRIPS Gang Member Arrested in Colchester

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a fugitive wanted by the Vermont Department of Correction and the Burlington Police Department.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Pol

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.