Thursday, April 09, 2015

Fugitive's Flight From Justice Ends in Arrest by U.S. Marshals and Winston-Salem Police Department

Winston-Salem, NC – On April 7, 2015, at approximately 10:15 PM, Wayne Keith Caldwell, a 21 year old Male, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Winston Salem Police Department’s SWAT team. Caldwell was wanted by the Winston-Salem Police Department for Assault by Pointing a Gun, False Imprisonment, and Felonious Breaking and Entering.

According to the warrants, on March 10, 2015 Caldwell unlawfully pointed a gun at a victim and detained them from leaving their residence. Caldwell was also charged with breaking and entering at the victim’s residence. All charges stemmed from the same incident. Caldwell was also wanted for a narcotics violation and a misdemeanor probation violation.

The JFTF and the Winston-Salem SWAT team conducted surveillance in the block of 1100 Louise Road. Caldwell was observed walking down the street. Caldwell immediately took off in a frantic sprint towards Nancy Lane, and then towards Ferndale Street once he made visual contact with the officers. After a brief chase, the JFTF and SWAT team tracked Caldwell to 3602 Rosie Street were Caldwell was arrested without incident inside the residence. Caldwell was transported to the Forsyth County Detention Center where he is currently being held without 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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