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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 Announce a $10,000 Reward for Information that Leads to the Arrest of Kenneth Dehart

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Maryville, TN – The U.S. Marshals is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that would lead to the arrest of Kenneth Dehart, 42, of Blount County. Dehart is accused of fatally shooting Blount County Deputy Greg McCowan and injuring Deputy Shelby Eggers during a traffic stop on Thursday evening.

  • U.S. Marshals Operation Targets Wisconsin Sex Offenders

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Madison, WI – The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force for the Western District of Wisconsin targeted 100 sex offenders in Sauk and Columbia Counties during a 4-week compliance sweep named “Operation Snow Miser” from January 8 through February 2.

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Woman Wanted for Killing Her Newborn Baby

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Bronx, NY - On January 30, 2024, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJ RFTF), in coordination with the New York City Police Department (NYPD), arrested a woman wanted by the NYPD for a homicide of a baby committed on September 1, 2023.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest North Carolina Fugitive in Lewiston, Maine

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Maine Violent Offender Task Force (MVOTF)  announce the arrest of Alyalia Chaibounmingkhouan, 19, of Raleigh, North Carolina.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Violent Offender in Atlanta

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Atlanta, GA - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), in coordination with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on February 1, 2024, located and safely arrested a man wanted by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office for aggravated assault and brandishing a firearm on December 20, 2023.   

  • Suspect Wanted for Drug Trafficking Arrested by U.S. Marshals

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Las Vegas, NV – On February 7, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Service Nevada Violent Offender Task Force arrested a suspect wanted on a multi-defendant indictment out of the Northern District of Ohio – Cleveland.

  • U.S. Marshals, FBI Urge Public: Report Phone Scams - Erie, PA

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Erie, PA - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are alerting the public of several imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.

  • U.S. Marshals in Texas Apprehend Indiana Hit-and-Run Fugitive on the Run for Nearly 12 Years

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Indianapolis, IN – U.S. Marshals in Texas, acting on multiple collateral leads originating with the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF), in coordination with the Muncie Police Department, on Jan. 24 located and safely arrested a man wanted for a 2012 vehicular negligence causing serious injuries to a child in Muncie.    

  • 2 New York Fugitives Captured

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    New Haven, CT - The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, Connecticut State Police, Bridgeport Police Department, New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, and New York Police Department (NYPD) arrested an adult and juvenile fugitive in Bridgeport.  

  • 2 Dangerous Fugitives Wanted in Ohio Arrested Near Washington, D.C.

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Montclair, VA – Late yesterday afternoon, members of the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) arrested Daniel Glenn, 33, and Gregory Stallworth, 32.  Both suspects were wanted for violent crimes in Ohio.

  • U.S. Marshals Capture West Tennessee Murder Suspect in Kentucky

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Dyersburg, TN – On February 5, 2024, U.S. Marshals captured Jeremiah Davis, 19, of Humboldt, Tennessee, on a First Degree Murder warrant in Kentucky.

    On January 16th, Davis along with another person attempted to rob two victims in Dyersburg. During the robbery, Davis allegedly shot one of the people multiple times resulting in the victim’s death.

  • U.S. Marshals ‘Operation Wash Out’ Concludes With Over 100 Arrests in the Toledo Area

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Toledo, OH –  A U.S. Marshals Service-led multijurisdictional law enforcement operation, which focused on apprehending violent fugitives and subjects wanted for felony narcotic violations at 12 locations throughout the U.S., has resulted in nearly 600 arrests nationally.

  • U.S. Marshals in CT Apprehend Fugitive Wanted in WV

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    New Haven, CT – The District of Connecticut U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force today arrested in Waterbury a man wanted in Connecticut on a 2023 murder charge and in West Virginia on a federal indictment in reference to a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation.

  • Up to $5,000 Reward Offered for Information on Wanted Toledo Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Toledo, OH –  The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Jermaine Johnson. Johnson is wanted by the Toledo Police Department for homicide.

  • U.S. Marshals Wrap Up Operation Washout – OD3

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Arlington, VA - A U.S. Marshals Service-led multijurisdictional law enforcement operation focused on apprehending violent fugitives and subjects wanted for felony narcotic violations at 12 locations throughout the U.S. has resulted in nearly 600 arrests.

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Auto Dealership Burglar

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Charleston, SC - The U.S. Marshals Service Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF), in coordination with the Charleston Police Department (CPD), on January 31, 2024 located and arrested a man wanted by the CPD for stealing over $500,000 worth of vehicles.      

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

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    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
    Description

    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.

  • 12 U.S. Marshals Employees Receive Attorney General’s Awards

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

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

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Dallas, TX – The United States Marshals Service – North Texas Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Larry Reed, a fugitive wanted for a triple homicide that occurred on January 25, 2024 in Arlington, Texas.