Friday, November 15, 2013

U.S. Marshals Arrest Sexual Predator

Norfolk, VA – United States Marshal Robert W. Mathieson announces the capture of Miguel Santos Flores. Flores was wanted by the Norfolk Police Department for multiple sex crimes against a minor.

Miguel Santos Flores was arrested this morning by the US Marshals Task Force members in Wantagh, NY based on a lead sent by US Marshals Task Force members in Norfolk, VA. The warrant was issued in October of 2005 and Flores has been on the run since then. Flores was arrested without incident.

The U.S. Marshals led task force consists of law enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals, Chesapeake Sheriff’s Department, Newport News Police Department, Portsmouth Police Department and Norfolk Police Department. The main objective of the task force is to seek out and arrest violent offenders with outstanding federal and state warrants.

The U.S. Marshals Service, America’s oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency, arrested more than 36,300 federal fugitives and 86,700 state and local fugitives in fiscal year 2012. Our investigative network and capabilities allow for the unique ability to track and apprehend any fugitive who attempts to evade police capture, anywhere in the country.

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