Criminal Justice News

Monday, July 13, 2015

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Assault Suspect

Scranton, PA – United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force arrested Jordan Vasquez, 22, in Stroudsburg, PA.

On March 4, 2015, the Pennsylvania State Police obtained an arrest warrant charging Vasquez with aggravated assault. It is alleged that Vasquez pistol whipped his victim and discharged the weapon into the ground next to the victim.

On July 8, Deputy U.S. Marshals and task force officers, located and arrested Vasquez in the 4100 block of Chestnut Hill Road in Stroudsburg. Vasquez was turned over to local authorities pending further judicial proceedings.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force places a high priority on fugitive cases in which there is the use or threat of violence against innocent victims. Our community will not be a safe haven for those charged with such violent crimes. We will seek them out so they may face justice.”

The USMS worked jointly in this investigation with personnel from the Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole and the Scranton Police Department.

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