Richmond, VA – U.S. Marshal Bobby Mathieson and Sussex County Sheriff Raymond Bell announce the arrest of Maxim Loyd Chisholm today at approximately 1:00pm in the City of Richmond. Chisholm was arrested after a traffic stop by a Richmond Police Department Patrol Unit near 18th and O Streets in Richmond without incident.
U.S. Marshals adopted the fugitive investigation yesterday morning after being contacted by the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office. While coordinating with Sussex County investigators, USMS Fugitive Task Force members conducted interviews and multiple surveillances in the Tri-Cities area and the City of Richmond since yesterday morning.
Sussex County Sheriff’s Office alerted law enforcement and the media in the area to be on the lookout for the stolen, blue, 2010, Ford Escape that Chisholm was believed to be operating. Head’s up police work by a Richmond Patrol Officer, spotted the car and was able to make the arrest safely this afternoon.
“This is another great example of how teamwork and interagency communication can bring a quick arrest in another very tragic case in the region,” said Bobby Mathieson, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia.
“Excellent work by all involved who worked tirelessly in this case to locate and apprehend this suspect without incident so quickly,” said Sheriff Raymond Bell.
The USMS Regional Fugitive Task Force in Richmond consists of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Corrections, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Richmond, Chesterfield, and Hopewell Police Departments.