High Point, NC – On April 21, 2015 at approximately 10:30 AM, Robert Vance Hamby, a 32 year old male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Hamby was wanted by the Baltimore County Police Department out of Maryland for First Degree Burglary that was issued on July 18, 2014. Hamby had previous arrests on record for Armed Robbery and Attempted Murder.
On April 17, 2015, Baltimore County Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service in Greensboro, NC for the apprehension of Hamby. Through investigative efforts the Investigators of the JFTF located Hamby at 7528 McDerr Road, High Point, NC. JFTF Task Force members converged on and surrounded the residence around 8:30 AM and made contact with Hamby. Hamby refused the orders from the Task Force officer’s commands to exit the residence. Hamby remained inside, communicating with officers from the second floor window, while hiding behind a female that was inside the residence. Information developed during the stand-off that there were firearms inside the residence. JFTF requested the assistance of the Guilford County Sheriff's Emergency Response Team. As Guilford County SERT Team was preparing to make entry Hamby exited the residence and surrendered to members of the JFTF.
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.