May 9, 2009

RightSideNews reports from the Office of the U.S. Marshals Service:

May 6, 2009 – With information developed by the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force, a fugitive wanted by the Wilmington Police Department was arrested at a residence in Brooklyn, N.Y. by members of the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force. Allen J. Taylor, 36 years of age, had been wanted for first degree murder, possession of a firearm during a felony, and illegal possession of a firearm by a person prohibited. These charges stemmed from a slaying that occurred on August 18, 2008 in Wilmington, Delaware. 


May 5, 2009 – The highly successful Fugitive Safe Surrender program was in Wilmington
Wednesday to Saturday. This program, led by the U.S. Marshals Service, worked with numerous government agencies, faith-based and non-profit communities to encourage people with outstanding warrants to surrender at a faith-base setting. 


May 1, 2009 – The United States Marshals Service’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Georgia Homicide Suspect Jerry Robert Hobbs.  In 1989 it is believed that Hobbs former girlfriend, Dianne Quinsenberry was removed from a Battered Women’s Shelter in Cairo, Ga. It is alleged that Quinsenberry was beaten to death although her body has never been recovered. Recently Investigator’s with the Thomas County Georgia Sheriff’s Office developed evidence that caused a warrant to be issued for Hobbs. 


May 1, 2009 – Investigators from the Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force arrested Christopher Rogers, 19, at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge this morning. Rogers was wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for his role in several violent robberies. Rogers was wanted in Ascension Parish for five counts of attempted First Degree Murder, six counts of Armed Robbery, six counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property stemming from multiple incidents that took place in March. Additionally, Rogers is alleged to have committed attempted Second Degree Murder on February 2, 2009 when he shot at a victim several times in Baton Rouge.

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