Local Police Aid Marshals in the Capture of 710 Fugitives
Local police aid in capturing 710 fugitives in one year.
More than 700 fugitives were arrested this year by U.S. Marshals working with local law enforcement agencies in Northern Virginia, the U.S. Marshals Service announced this month.
The agency’s joint apprehension team, working through the Fugitve Task Force arrested some 710 suspects wanted in connection with violent crimes such as kidnapping, assault, homicide and vehicle theft as well as drug and gun trafficking crimes.
All the arrests happened between October 2010 and October of this year.
“The fugitive apprehension efforts in Northern Virginia are so successful because it is a true collboration among federal, state and municipal law enforcement,” John Bolen, chief deputy U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia said in a press release.
“We work alongside the Fairfax Police Department, Alexandria City Sheriff, Prince William County Police Department, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, Immigration Crimes Enforcement (ICE), Diplomatic Security Service and the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority to apprehend violent criminals, including repeat offenders, child predators and those who prey on the defenseless. We track these criminals not only in Virginia, but all over the globe. If you are wanted, we will find you. There is no place to hide.”