Madison, WI - Michael Hogan, 26, from Chicago, was arrested yesterday in Chicago, IL by members of the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. An arrest warrant had been issued pursuant to an investigation by the Madison Police Department where it is alleged that Hogan was involved in an armed home invasion that took place in Madison in early January of this year. During the robbery the family was held at gunpoint and the father was shot. The injuries were not life threatening.
Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Badgerland Fugitive Apprehension Squad initiated an investigation into locating and apprehending Hogan at the request of the Madison Police Department. Through investigative efforts it was determined that Hogan had left Madison and fled to Chicago. Members of U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force in Chicago were able to locate and arrest Hogan in Chicago after he attempted to flee the home he was staying in. Hogan is currently being held in custody at the Cook County Sheriff’s Office where he awaits extradition back to Madison.
The Badgerland Fugitive Investigative Apprehension Squad is comprised of members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Dane County Sheriff’s Department, Sauk County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Department of Corrections and Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI). Since the inception of the Badgerland Fugitive Apprehension Squad in 2007, these partnerships have resulted in over 2300 arrests. These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other violent offenses.
The U.S. Marshals Service, established in 1789, is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. More federal fugitives are apprehended by the U.S. Marshals each year than by all other federal agencies combined.