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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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  • Camping Trip Ends Abruptly for Two Maine Fugitives

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    Portland, ME The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Maine Violent Offender Task Force and Oxford County Sheriff's Office announces the arrest of Neil Roy Canney, 52, and Selena Canney, 49, in Carter County, TN. Both individuals were sought by Maine authorities and were considered armed and dangerous.

  • Marshals Task Force Captures Memphis Murder Suspect in Texas

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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest of Joshua Tubbs for First Degree Murder.

  • Boston Police Arrests New Hampshire Fugitive of the Week

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    Concord, NH – This past Friday, U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force "Fugitive of the Week", Anthony Govan, was arrested by members of the Boston Police Department's Youth Violence Strike Force.

  • U.S. Marshals Special Operations Group and Partner Agencies Arrest

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    Minneapolis, MN – Eric Reinbold, 44, the primary suspect in the July 9 death of his wife in Oklee, Minnesota, was being sought by the U.S. Marshals Service, Pennington County and Red Lake County Sheriff's Offices and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. He was captured yesterday morning by Deputy U.S.

  • Two U.S. Marshals Fugitive of the Week Fugitives Back in Custody

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    Concord, NH – Monday night, last week's U.S. Marshals "Fugitive of the Week," Shawn Hartford was arrested by the Somersworth Police Department after fleeing on foot from law enforcement in a homeless encampment. Additionally, this morning, the U.S.

  • U.S. Marshals Service Pays Reward for Arrest in 2020 Homicide of 10-Year-Old Child

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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) has approved the payment of a reward for information that led to an arrest in the homicide of 10-year-old Jadon Knox.

  • Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect From Shelby County Captured by U.S. Marshals in Florida

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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture of Jonathan Funches in Florida for Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Assault, and drug charges out of Shelby County.

  • U.S. Marshal Martin Keely Receives Crime Stopper of the Year Award from Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama

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    Birmingham, AL – Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama named C. Martin Keely, U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama, as winner of its 2020 Crime Stopper of the Year Award at a ceremony in Birmingham Wednesday. The award is annually given for dedication to fighting crime and for support and commitment to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Bowdoinham Man on Child Pornography Charges

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    Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), announces the arrest of Jasper Orne, 37, of Bowdoinham, Maine. Orne was wanted on a warrant for possession of child pornography based on a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court.

  • U.S. Marshals-led Operation Triple Beam-Tidewater Targets Violent Criminals

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    Norfolk, VA – A large-scale multi-agency law enforcement operation led by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, focused on wanted gang members and firearms related offenders, has concluded. The 60-day operation, which took place during June and July resulted in dozens of arrests and firearms seized across Hampton Roads.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in the Murder of Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy

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    Seattle, WA – Earlier today, the Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force (PNVOTF), led by the U.S. Marshals Service, arrested Guillermo Raya-Leon (age 26) for First Degree Murder in Salem, Oregon. Raya-Leon is alleged to have shot and killed a Clark County Sheriff's Office Deputy on Friday in Vancouver, Washington.

  • Adam Walsh Act Fifteenth Anniversary

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    Washington – Today marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act (AWA). The law is named for 6-year-old Adam Walsh, who was abducted from a Florida mall on this same date in 1981 by a serial killer. Adam's abduction and murder served as a catalyst for change in the way the nation deals with crimes against children.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Accused Sex Offender After More Than 17 Years on the Run

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    Harrisburg, PA – Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Timothy Harmon, a 53-year old man formerly of Harrisburg.

  • Persistence Leads to Fugitive’s Arrest

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    Marion, TX – Aaron Gomez was arrested yesterday by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) on charges involving violation of parole conditions.

  • Fugitive Convicted of Vehicular Homicide Arrested in Mexico

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    Scranton, PA – A Long Pond man convicted of a 2014 vehicular homicide, but who fled to avoid a trial, was arrested Wednesday in Durango, Mexico, by Mexican authorities, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Middle District of Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

  • U.S. Marshal's Arrest Fugitive of the Week at Local Motel

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    Concord, NH – Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force received information from a local police department that pointed to the likely location of "Fugitive of the Week," Megan Ann Morrison.

  • Alleged Police Shooter Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

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    Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest of Elliot Griham for Attempted First Degree Murder.

  • U.S. Marshals Deputize Nodaway County Sheriff's Deputies

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    Kansas City, MO – United States Marshal Mark S. James and Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong announced today a new partnership between the United States Marshals Service and the Nodaway County Sheriff's Office.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Federal Narcotics Fugitive in Delaware County

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    Philadelphia, PA – Members of the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force arrested Glenn “Bless” Long, 28, for federal narcotics trafficking, at approximately 5:15 a.m. on July 14th in the 600 block of Darlington Road in Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Fugitive Couple in Arizona Wanted for Hickory, NC Murder

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    Charlotte, NC – The U.S. Marshals Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF), in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals led Arizona WANTED Violent Offenders Task Force, today arrested in Phoenix two fugitives wanted in connection with the murder of a North Carolina woman in January.