Monday, August 25, 2014

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Greensboro

Greensboro, NC – Yesterday evening at 6:00 PM, Jessie Jonathan Kuykendoll, a 29 year old, Black Male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF). On August 16, 2014, officers from the High Point Police Department (HPPD) responded to High Point Regional Hospital's emergency room in reference to a victim of a gunshot wound. The victim, a female, had been a passenger in a vehicle traveling near East Green Drive when she was shot by an unknown person. The victim was immediately taken to the emergency room where she was initially treated and airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC.

As a result of the ensuing investigation, HPPD obtained arrest warrants on August 18, 2014 for Kuykendoll for the crimes of Attempted First Degree Murder and Possession of Firearm by Felon.

JFTF located Kuykendoll in an apartment complex off Trent Street. Kuykendoll surrendered to investigators at the door of the apartment and was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the HPPD where he was interviewed and processed by detectives. Kuykendoll was then booked into the High Point Detention Center under a $1,000,000 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.

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