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Friday, July 01, 2016

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Robbery Suspect in Minersville



Scranton, PA - United States Marshal Martin Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony Burgos, 27, in Minersville, PA.

On June 17, 2016, the New Jersey Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant charging Burgos with Robbery. It is alleged that Burgos broke in to a home, assaulted and then robbed the victim. The case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force. Information was developed that Burgos may be in the Minersville, Pennsylvania area and a request for assistance was made to the Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in Scranton. Today, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force and other law enforcement agencies arrested Burgos at a residence in the 300 block of Westwood Street, Minersville. Burgos was arrested without incident after he was found hiding in the residence and turned over to local authorities pending extradition to New Jersey.

United States Marshal Martin Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to locate and apprehend those who are wanted for serious crimes. Our communities will not be a safe haven.”

The USMS worked jointly in this investigation with personnel from the Pennsylvania State Police, Scranton Police Department, Minersville Police Department and personnel from the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force.

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