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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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  • Man Wanted for Escalating Crimes of Violence Arrested in Lorain

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Lorain, OH –  Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Randy Palos, 42.  Palos was wanted by the Lorain Police Department for numerous warrants as well as the U.S. Marshals Service for violations of his court ordered supervised release. 

  • U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehend Attempted Murder Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Jackson, TN – The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Jackson captured Luis Fernando Sanchez-Flores, 29, today. He was wanted out of Newbern, Tennessee for Attempted First Degree Murder and Especially Aggravated Burglary.

  • Boston Murder Suspect Arrested in Youngstown

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Youngstown, OH –  Earlier this afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Dwight Watson, 56.  Watson was wanted by police in Boston, Massachusetts for murder.

  • U.S. Marshals Apprehend Local Fugitive and Recover Firearms

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Flint, MI – U.S. Marshals arrested a man today who is wanted on felony firearms charges in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. James Ashley was tracked down and located in the 2000 block of Borderline Drive in Flint, MI and taken into custody.

  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Two Homicide Suspects in One Home

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Amira Duncan, 24, and Dajhawn Taylor, 27. Both Duncan and Taylor were wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.  

  • Houston Homicide Suspect Captured by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Denver

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Denver, CO – The U.S. Marshals Service Colorado Violent Offender Task Force located and arrested a Houston homicide suspect late Monday afternoon in Denver. 

  • U.S. Marshals Offer up to $5,000 Reward for Info Leading to Capture of MS-13 Gang Member Wanted for Arkansas Homicide

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Jose Reyes-SanchezFayetteville, AR – The U.S.

  • Fugitive Sex Offender on the Run for 17 Years Captured in Atlanta

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Atlanta, GA - The United States Marshals Service (USMS) has captured interstate fugitive sexual predator, Gustav Schilling. Schilling was booked into the Fulton County Jail and is now awaiting his day in court.

  • U.S. Marshals Service in the Western District of Texas Receives 2 Awards at 41st Director’s Honorary Awards Ceremony

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    San Antonio, TX – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) in the Western District of Texas received the Group Task Force (District) Award and the Administrative Employee of the Year Award at the 41st Director’s Honorary Awards Ceremony held Jan. 18 in the Great Hall, Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

  • U.S. Marshals arrest more than 75,000 fugitives in 2022

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested 75,846 fugitives (28,324 on federal and 47,522 on state and local warrants) in Fiscal Year 2022. On average, the agency arrested 303 fugitives per day (based on 250 operational days).

    That number breaks down as follows:

  • Andre McCoy, Wanted for Death of 4-Year-Old Boy, Has Been Arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Youngstown, OH – Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Andre McCoy, 22.  McCoy has been wanted since March 25, 2021, when he was indicted on charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder, felonious assault, and aggravated burglary, all with firearms specifications.  

  • U.S. Marshals Task Force Apprehends Fugitive

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Hobbs, N.M. – On Thursday, January 19, the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico – Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (USMS-SWIFT) in collaboration with the Lea County Drug Task Force, and the Lea County Sheriff’s Office captured a fugitive wanted for a federal warrant in Hobbs.

  • Endangered Missing Henry County Girl Found Safe in Cleveland

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – Earlier today the U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit (USMS MCU) and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) were able to locate and recover Elena Kalvitz (8), an endangered and missing child from Henry County, OH. The child was recovered safe in the 3400 block of W 95th St. in Cleveland after a search began yesterday afternoon. 

  • U.S. Marshals Capture Tennessee Murder Fugitive in Louisiana

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Jackson, TN – Charles Wilson, 31, who was wanted for murder in Jackson was captured in Opelousas, Louisiana last week by the U.S. Marshals.

  • U.S. Marshals in Missouri Looking for 5 Escaped Inmates

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    St. Louis, MO - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) in the Eastern District of Missouri are looking for five inmates who escaped Tuesday night from the St. Francois County Detention Center in Farmington.

    The five are:

  • Local Organization Receives Top Award from U.S. Marshals Service in Washington, D.C.

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott is pleased to announce that Katie Eichenauer, Executive Director of Believe In Dreams, has been awarded the Citizen of the Year award as part of the U.S. Marshals Service 41st Director’s Honorary Awards.  The award was presented earlier today by US Marshals Service Director Ronald Davis at the Robert F.

  • Reputed Child Pornographer Makes 15 Most Wanted List

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    15 Most Wanted fugitive, David CreamerWashington, D.C. -

  • Wanted Sex Offender Attempts to Evade Police on Bicycle

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Concord, NH – The U.S. Marshals Service – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force is pleased to announce that Nov. 30 “Fugitive of the Week,” Craig Pearson, was arrested Sunday in Manchester after trying to evade police.

  • Man Wanted for Toledo Homicide Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Cleveland

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    Cleveland, OH – Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested Titus Crittendon, 26. Crittendon was wanted by the Toledo Police Department for aggravated murder.

  • PA Man on U.S. Marshals 15MW List Arrested in FL

    • For Immediate Release
    Description

    15MW Michael Baltimore - ApprehendedWashington, D.C. – A Pennsylvania man who was elevated to the U.S.