Winston-Salem, NC – On 5/12/2015 around 6:30pm, Tyshon Fuller McCray, a 19 year old male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Winston-Salem Police Department SWAT team. McCray was wanted by the Winston-Salem Police Department for Robbery with a dangerous weapon and First Degree Kidnapping stemming from a robbery and shooting incident.
On 5/10/2015, the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to an armed robbery and shooting in the 2600 block of Stockton Street and found the victim, Chester Garnes injured. Mr. Garnes was transported to the hospital and where he later died. McCray was developed as a suspect and warrants were issued for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and First Degree Kidnapping.
On 5/12/2015, The JFTF and the Winston-Salem Police Department SWAT team conducted surveillance in the 2200 block of Willard Road. McCray was observed walking towards a vehicle and arrested without incident. He was transported to the Forsyth County Detention Center where his charges were upgraded to Murder.
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.