Friday, July 31, 2015

U.S. Marshals Arrest Attempted Rape Suspect

Dayton, OH – This afternoon at approximately 1:00 p.m., the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) coordinated the arrest of Gustavo Gordilla, age 36. The Dayton Police Department filed a warrant through the Montgomery County Court for Attempted Rape of a Child Under 10. The charges stem from an incident that was reported in July of 2015. Dayton detectives have been working nonstop on the case.

Through the investigation, detectives developed information that Gordilla was currently at an address on Parker Road Avenue in Dallas, Georgia. The U.S. Marshals out of Dayton reached out to their counterparts in Atlanta, GA for assistance. The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Task Force quickly responded to the request and arrested Gordilla without incident. Gordilla will remain in the Northern District of Georgia until he can be extradited back to Ohio.

U.S. Marshals SOFAST is a multi-jurisdictional task force comprised of the Dayton Police Department, Springfield Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Grandview Hospital Police Department, Miami County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Springboro Police Department and the Wright State University Police.

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and captures more federal fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined.

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