Friday, October 24, 2014

Convicted Felon Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Durham, NC

Durham, NC – On October 16, 2014, Gregory Elijah Wilson, a 33 year old, Black Male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Durham Police Department. Wilson was arrested on charges stemming from a shooting that occurred on October 3, 2014 on Elizabeth Street near Commerce Street. The victim of the shooting told officers he was driving on Elizabeth Street around 8:00 AM on October 3 when he noticed a black vehicle following him. The black vehicle pulled up next to the victim’s vehicle and the driver of the black vehicle fired several shots. Two bullets struck the victim’s vehicle but the victim was not injured. Warrants were issued charging Wilson with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle. Wilson is a confirmed United Blood Nations gang member.

Wilson was taken into custody without incident on Rowemont Drive. Wilson was transported to the Durham County Jail 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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