Greensboro, NC – The man who is responsible for the murder of Gary Paris on May 14, 2015, is in custody. Today, Daniel A. Jones, a 32 year old, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) out of Greensboro. Jones was wanted by the Syracuse Police Department out of New York for 2nd Degree Murder and Criminal in Possession of a Weapon. The warrant for Jones arrest was issued out of Onondaga County, on June 26, 2015.
On May 14, 2015, it is alleged that Jones and the victim were engaged in a verbal altercation that escalated when Jones pulled out a knife and fatally stabbed the victim. Jones then fled the scene. The incident took place at a homeless shelter in Syracuse, New york.
This morning, the JFTF developed information through investigative efforts that Jones was staying at 126 Aleo Ninth Avenue in the city of Rockingham, NC. The JFTF investigators verified the information when Jones was positively identified standing outside the residence. The JFTF surrounded and converged upon the residence, simultaneously, Jones fled back inside the residence as the JFTF approached. Contact was then made with the residents inside the home. Upon contact with the residents, Jones surrendered from a back room and was taken into custody without incident. Jones was transported to the Richmond County Jail where he is currently being held on the alleged charges.
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, Immigration Customs and Enforcement, 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, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole. For more information you can go to www.usmarshals.gov.