Criminal Justice News

Monday, October 05, 2015

U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Williamsport Homicide Suspect

Williamsport, PA - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin Pane announced the arrest of Dwayne Hall, a 25-year old man, on charges of criminal Homicide and other related offenses.

Earlier today, Deputy U.S. Marshals and task force officers from the U.S. Marshals Service’s (USMS) Middle District of Pennsylvania arrested Hall at a housing complex in Williamsport. Hall was turned over to local authorities pending court proceedings.

Hall was charged by the Williamsport Bureau of Police with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, Firearms not to be carried without a license, possessing instruments of crime and person not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms. It is alleged that on September 6, 2015, Hall shot his victim, causing his death, in the 700 block of West 4th Street, Williamsport.

United States Marshal Martin J. Pane stated, “Our society must not tolerate such violence and should be committed to ensuring that dangerous fugitives are brought before the court. We are committed to ensuring this and it is my sincere hope this arrest brings some sense of calm to the citizens of Williamsport and the surrounding communities.”

The United States Marshals Service worked jointly in this investigation with personnel from the Williamsport Bureau of Police, Lycoming County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania State Police, Berwick Police Department and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.

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