Richmond, VA – This morning at 08:30 AM, Jeral Thomas Ore Jr., a 37 year old, Black Male was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF). Ore was wanted by the Durham Police Department for failure to appear on the charges of Statutory Rape/Sex Offense, Second Degree Kidnapping, and Indecent Liberties with a Child. It’s alleged that these incidents occurred in 2007, the Durham Police Department issued the warrants in 2009 and Ore was arrested. On February 4th, 2010, Ore failed to appear in court on these charges and subsequently, a failure to appear warrant was issued for Ore.
Through a Crime Stopper’s Tip, Ore was located and taken into custody by the CARFTF without incident at the Rainbow Motel at 4611 Jefferson Davis Highway.
The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Probation and Parole Division and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. For more information you can go to www.usmarshals.gov.