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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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  • United States Marshals Service Director Donald W. Washington Appointed

    • For Immediate Release
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    Washington, D.C. – During a ceremony today in Washington, D.C., Donald W. Washington, Director of the U.S. Marshals Service, was appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. On October 28, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order No.

  • Pawn Shop Gunman Arrested in Waco

    • For Immediate Release
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    San Antonio, TX – Pierson Hannah was arrested today on an outstanding warrant involving 3 counts of aggravated robbery by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) in Waco, TX.

  • U.S. Marshals Request Public's Assistance to Locate Fugitive Justin Chapman

    • For Immediate Release
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    Martinsburg, WV – The U.S. Marshals Service, Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, is requesting the public's assistance in locating Justin Chapman 29, of Martinsburg, WV. On January 7, 2019, a warrant for Justin Chapman was issued by the West Virginia Department of Corrections. Chapman violated his state parole.

  • Tennessee Homicide Suspect Captured in Western Arkansas

    • For Immediate Release
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    Fort Smith, AR – On January 9, 2020, the U.S. Marshals led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force (WATF) captured Xavier Holloway Jr., 26, who was wanted by Nashville, Tennessee authorities for criminal homicide, attempted criminal homicide, and possession of a weapon during a dangerous felony.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Harrisburg Attempted Homicide Suspect

    • For Immediate Release
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    Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Kuami Wright – a 36-year old Harrisburg man.

  • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Nanticoke Bank Robbery Suspect in Georgia

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    Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Duwan Antonio Raymond – a 31-year old man with past addresses in Nanticoke.

  • Rocky Mount Homicide Suspect Arrested

    • For Immediate Release
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    Rocky Mount, NC – The U.S. Marshals, Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF), announce the arrest of Travon Kierre Baker, age 20, of Baltimore, Maryland. Baker was arrested Sunday morning in Baltimore, MD, by the U.S. Marshals and the Maryland State Police. Baker was wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in Rocky Mount, North Carolina earlier this year.

  • U.S. Marshals in Puerto Rico Arrest Wisconsin Couple Wanted for Murder

    • For Immediate Release
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    San Juan, PR – The U.S. Marshals Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force (PRVOTF) arrested a couple wanted for first degree murder in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

    Alex Delgado Cintron, 22, and Maria Christina Patino, 37, were wanted in relation to the December 5th deadly shooting of one man and another one injured in Kenosha, WI.

  • Fugitive of the Week Located at Local Jail

    • For Immediate Release
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    Concord, NH – Shortly after being featured this past week as the "Fugitive of the Week," Francis Joseph Harrington, 37, was located at a local jail in the Manchester, NH area. Mr. Harrington was being sought on a new federal indictment for possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance – fentanyl.

  • U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehends Capital Murder Suspect

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    Austin, TX – The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a man wanted for capital murder Thursday in the 8600 block of Key North Way in Converse, Texas.

    Dominic Nicholson, 42, of San Antonio, was wanted in the Nov. 14 deadly shooting at a 7-Eleven convenience store on 17511 Shultz Lane in Pflugerville, Texas.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Murder and Rape Suspect After Nearly 7 Years on the Run

    • For Immediate Release
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    Dayton, OH – U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that during the early hours of December 19, 2019 the U.S. Marshal's Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST), with the assistance of the Dayton Police Department Special Weapons Attack Team, arrested Walter Baker.

  • U.S. Marshals Request Public's Assistance Locating Schuyler Omar Hardy

    • For Immediate Release
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    Norfolk, VA – U.S. Marshals are requesting the public's assistance in locating Schuyler Omar Hardy. Hardy is wanted for a shooting that occurred on November 6, 2019 in Norfolk, VA. After the shooting Hardy fled the scene, and the victim was transported to the hospital.

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

    • For Immediate Release
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    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.

  • Fugitive of the Week Program Leads to the Arrest of 43 Fugitives in 2019

    • For Immediate Release
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    Concord, NH – The United States Marshals Service has been so fortunate to be partnered with Peter St. James and Pat Kelly with the "New Hampshire Wake Up Show" featuring the "Fugitive of the Week" program for the State of New Hampshire. This program has continued to grow with each passing year and we continue to see tremendous success as a result of the program.

  • Time's Up for 15 Year Vermont Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
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    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.

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

    • For Immediate Release
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    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
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    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
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    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.

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

    • For Immediate Release
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    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
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    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.