Right Side News reports from the U.S. Marshal’s office..

March 19, 2010 Cathy J. Jones, United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, Springfield Police Chief Steve Moody, and Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer announce the arrest of Derrick Lamont Caldwell after a two day man hunt covering both Clark and Montgomery Counties. Caldwell, a registered sex offender in Montgomery County, was wanted in Springfield for 2 counts of robbery and is also a suspect for an alleged abduction and assault that occurred in Springfield last week.


March 19, 2010 – The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 30 year-old Kenneth Kendrick at an associate’s residence located on Bahama Terrace in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kendrick is accused of an execution style shooting and killing of Anthony Collins in Detroit, Michigan on November 28, 2009. Kendrick is a four time habitual offender with a lengthy criminal record that includes multiple convictions for various crimes including felony weapon violations.
March 19, 2010 – An international manhunt has ended with the capture of Jorge Torres-Puello aka Jorge Torres Orellana. After a coordinated effort between the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and multiple law enforcement agencies in the United States and overseas, Torres-Puello was located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and arrested without incident by local authorities there Thursday at 8 p.m.

March 19, 2010 – Eric Timberman, the United States Marshal for the District of Puerto Rico, would like to announce that Luis Xadiel Cruz-Vasquez, aka “el mono”, the brother of alleged drug kingpin Angel Ayala-Vasquez, aka “Angelo Milliones”, was arrested by the United States Marshals led Puerto Rico Fugitive Task Force. Cruz-Vasquez, was charged September 28, 2009, in the District of Puerto Rico for conspiracy to import and distribute narcotics, and trafficking narcotics within 1,000 ft. of a school.

March 18, 2010 – A 17 year old juvenile, believed to be associated with a violent gang organization in the Northwest Arkansas area, was arrested in Springdale following an all night standoff. The Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force was asked to assist the Springdale Police Department, an active partner of the task force, in locating and apprehending the male juvenile. He was wanted for Aggravated Assault, Battery 3rd Degree, and Engaging in Violent Criminal Group Activity.
March 18, 2010 – U.S. Marshal Federico Rocha of the Northern District of California announces the arrest of 16 individuals in Humboldt County during a Fugitive Task Force Operation conducted Monday.

March 17, 2010 – The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force with vital assistance from the Opelousas Police Department arrested forty-six year old Gabriel Lewis at 812 Ballard Lane, Opelousas, LA. After an extensive search of the residence, Lewis was found hiding in the attic and was ultimately arrested without incident. Lewis was Wanted by King County, Washington for First Degree Robbery.

March 17, 2010 – The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force today announced the arrest of Frank Gillard, 55, of Tallahassee, FL on an outstanding Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) charge of Sexual Battery on a Mentally Defective Victim.

March 17, 2010 – On 03/16//2010, members of the U. S. Marshals Service SWIFT (Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team) task force arrested homicide suspect Joel Martin in Portales, New Mexico. On March 5, 2010, a warrant was issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles charging Martin with Murder.

March 16, 2010 – The United States Marshals have arrested two subjects wanted for a murder that occurred during a home invasion robbery on November 4, 2009. The murder happened at a farmhouse in Chesapeake City, MD. Investigators from the Cecil County Sheriffs identified four subjects involved in the homicide. Two subjects were arrested on February 25, 2010. Joel Milburn, 20 and Seth Jedlicka, 17 remained at large.

March 15, 2010 – Following a tradition of excellence in its fugitive efforts, the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) is partnering locally with the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office and the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit today to target the area’s most violent criminals. Multiple arrest teams working throughout the region will be seeking those with warrants for theft offenses such as Burglary and Narcotics offenses, among others.


us_marshall-246x250March 19, 2010 – U.S. Marshals in North Dakota captured James Lyle Mead on March 18, 2010. Mead, who allegedly shot Lance Scott in Delta Junction in February 2009, was wanted by the State of Alaska for Attempted Murder and Assault.