Right Side News reports from the US Marshal’s Service

February 25, 2010 – The Abbeville Police Department and U.S. Marshals are pleased to announce the arrest of Jamaal Diggs. Diggs was Wanted by the Abbeville Police Department for Second Degree Murder and Louisiana Probation and Parole for Probation Violation.

February 24, 2010Wanted fugitive Marlon Clemons, age 31, was arrested last evening at in Southfield, Michigan. Clemons, who was at the top of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force’s wanted list, was finally apprehended after alluding police for the past few weeks. Clemons is believed to be the primary suspect involved in an incident which started as a fight and escalated into a shooting in Cleveland.

February 23, 2010 – The U.S. Marshals Service is pleased to announce the arrest of escaped fugitive Anthony Ray Perkins in Brattleboro, VT by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Brattleboro, VT Police Department.  On February 2, 2010, Perkins failed to return to the minimum security Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester, NH and was placed on escape status. Perkins was serving a three to seven year sentence for burglary after previously serving a three to seven year sentence for robbery. Since Perkins’ escape, he has been avoiding arrest by moving around and hiding with friends in both New Hampshire and Vermont.

February 22, 2010Gabriel Morris, a 34 year-old white male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) near a residence on Dominion Drive in Dumfries, Virginia. Morris was wanted for charges of two counts of Aggravated Murder following the discovery of murder victims Robin Lynn Anstey and Robert William Kennelly in Bandon, Oregon on February 11, 2010.

February 19, 2010 U.S. Marshal Michael R. Regan announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Michael Gregory Martinez in Brooklyn, New York. Martinez was being sought on an arrest warrant in State College, Pennsylvania. In July 2009, the Ferguson Township Police Department conducted an investigation into alleged sexual assaults of a minor in State College.

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. Annually, U.S. Marshals arrest more than 50 percent of all federal fugitives and serve more federal warrants than all other federal agencies combined. For more information on other USMS Top 15 fugitives and USMS Major Cases, go to www.usmarshals.gov.