Greensboro, NC – Today, the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) arrested a Virginia fugitive on the run. Jeremy Deryle Saunders, a 25 year old, male, was arrested in Greensboro on July 17, 2015, at approximately 10:15 AM when located by members of the JFTF. On March 29, 2015, it is alleged that Saunders shot another man six times in the abdomen and fled the Lynchburg, VA area. Saunders had four separate arrest warrants which were issued by the Lynchburg Police Department:
Possession Of Firearm by Convicted Felon
Use of Firearm While Committing Malicious Wounding
Discharge of a Firearm Into Occupied Building
The JFTF spent countless hours conducting surveillance and interviews attempting to locate Saunders. Their efforts paid off when Investigators received valuable information on Saunders’ whereabouts. The JFTF verified the information, converged and surrounded 417-C Avalon Road in Greensboro, NC. Saunders was taken into custody without incident at the front door. JFTF transported Saunders to the Guilford County Jail where he is currently being held on a $1,000,000 secured bond.
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, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.