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Monday, May 04, 2015

U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Suspected Baltimore Child Rapist in York



Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin Pane announced the arrest of Anthony Baker, wanted by authorities in Baltimore, Md. on numerous sex offense charges.

On April 6, 2015, the Baltimore Police Department obtained an arrest warrant charging Baker with eleven separate sex offenses. On April 21, the Baltimore Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) to locate and apprehend Baker.

USMS CARFTF developed information that Baker may have fled to Pennsylvania. An investigative lead was sent to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in Harrisburg.

On May 4, Baker was arrested in the 200 block of South Belvidere Street in York by USMS task force personnel from the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Baker was turned over to local authorities pending judicial proceedings in the case.

United States Marshal Pane stated, “The U.S. Marshals Service recognizes the importance of bringing to justice as quickly as possible those charged with serious sex crimes against children. We give these type cases our utmost attention.”

The USMS worked jointly in this investigation with officers from the York City Police Department, York County Sheriff’s Office, Baltimore Police Department and the USMS Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.

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