The U.S. Marshals Service is the federal government’s primary agency for conducting fugitive investigations and has a critical role in implementing the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction strategy. While targeting violent and other serious offenders, the agency plays a key role in making communities safer. Homeland security jobs available through the US Marshal’s website.


December 09, 2010 – Kevin A. Carr, United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced the US_Marshals_Enforcement_Toolsarrest of Gary Amaya.  Amaya was arrested today by authorities in El Salvador. The US Marshals, the US Department of State, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) worked closely over the past several weeks once the investigation focused on the country of El Salvador, where some of Amaya’s relatives reside. Amaya was deported by El Salvadoran Immigration Officials, and escorted to the United States by Deputy US Marshals.

December 08, 2010 U.S. Marshal Michael R. Regan announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Susana Arroyo-Trigo in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Arroyo-Trigo was being sought by authorities in Liberty County, Georgia. It is alleged Arroyo-Trigo unlawfully took two (2) minor children away from the individual who had lawful custody on October 28, 2010. It is alleged Arroyo-Trigo took the two minors out of the state of Georgia.

December 07, 2010 On December 5, 2010, David Norton Wilcox (55), was arrested in Chicago at O’Hare International Airport. Wilcox was wanted for violations of the Federal Adam Walsh Act for failing to maintain proper registration as a sex offender.  Wilcox was arrested in a joint effort by the United States Marshals Service, Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Customs and Border Protection, and the Chicago Police Department.

December 06, 2010 Individuals with outstanding non-violent misdemeanor warrants can take advantage of the U.S. Marshals Service initiative, Fugitive Safe Surrender from Wednesday through Saturday at Bethel A.M.E. Church on West Orange Street. Fugitive Safe Surrender is a Congressionally-authorized program, through which over 27,000 individuals who have warrants have turned themselves in, met with a public defender, cleared their warrants, and often gone before a judge and received favorable consideration all at the FSS site.

December 03, 2010 The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) arrested a man late this afternoon wanted by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for a murder that took place over two years ago in Pensacola. Daniel Levi Ward, 22, is suspected of shooting and killing Linda Tate inside of her home on Blue Angel Parkway in October of 2008.

December 03, 2010 The U.S. Marshals along with Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program, Rock County Sheriff’s Department, Rock County District Attorney’s Office, Janesville Police Department and Beloit Police Department conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders in Rock County.

December 03, 2010 – United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones announces the arrest of Russell Patrick.  In the late hours of December 2, 2010,  the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 35 year-old Russell Patrick in Wilmington, Ohio.  Patrick is accused of injuring a child.  Patrick is also the subject of a child sex crime investigation by the Grand Prairie (TX) Police Department.  Deputy U.S. Marshal Donnie W. Ray stated, “Protecting the children of our community is a top priority for the U.S. Marshals.  This arrest highlights the difference we can make when local and federal authorities work together on a common goal”.

December 02, 2010 The U.S. Marshals led fugitive task force Operation Intercept announce the arrest of Kendrick Darnell Littlejohn on Tuesday November 30th, 2010.  Littlejohn was wanted for Failure to Appear on November 9th, 2010 for the underlying charge of Assault & Battery with Intent to Kill on April 27th, 2010 in Greenville County, SC.  Greenville County Sheriff’s Office requested Operation Intercept’s assistance on November 15th, 2010 in locating and apprehending Littlejohn.

December 01, 2010Kevin A. Carr, United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced the extradition of Kulwant Hans from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Hans had been charged in Milwaukee County with Second Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety While Armed in May of 2008.  It is alleged that Hans followed a young woman from his corner store at 2235 W. Center Street in Milwaukee, believing that she had stolen merchandise. As Hans confronted the woman, he allegedly shot her in the leg. On May 5, 2008 Hans posted a $10,000 bail and subsequently failed to appear at the October 2008 trial.

December 01, 2010 The U.S. Marshals Service and its Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) are currently seeking the whereabouts of Clifton White, in reference to outstanding arrest warrants issued by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department and New Mexico Probation and Parole. White is wanted for Parole Violation as well as Probation Violation. White’s original charges are Armed Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Conspiracy to Traffic Controlled Substance.

November 30, 2010 United States Marshal Cathy J. Jones and the Cincinnati Police Department announce the arrest of Tony Halston. The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested 28 year-old Tony Halston in Cincinnati, Ohio. Halston is accused of shooting Marathon Station store clerk in Price Hill on November 12, 2010.