Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Fugitive’s Three Year Run From Justice Ends in Arrest by U.S. Marshals and Winston-Salem Police Department

Greensboro, NC – On Aug., 27, 2015, at approximately 12:30 pm, Travis Tramanie Springs, 27, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the Winston-Salem Police Department SWAT Team. On Nov., 21, 2011, an arrest warrant was issued for Springs by the state of North Carolina for felony probation violation.

On Aug., 26, 2015, the assistance of the JFTF was requested in the apprehension of Springs. The investigation began swiftly and the JFTF developed information that Springs was residing at a residence located near the 4700 block of Davis Road in Winston-Salem. Their efforts paid off when Springs was positively identified in front of a residence. Authorities converged on the residence, subsequently, Springs tried to elude arrest again by fleeing on foot. Springs was taken into custody more than a quarter-mile away when authorities located Springs hiding behind another residence.

Pursuant to arrest, Springs was additionally charged with trafficking heroin, possession with the intent to sell/distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of an altered firearm serial number, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Springs was transported to the Forsyth County Detention Center where he is currently being held with no bond.

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.

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