Saturday, December 19, 2015

Top Ten Most Wanted Federal Fugitive Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

San Juan, PR - On December 18, 2015 the United States Marshals Service Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force (PRVOTF) arrested 41 year old Eduardo Esteras- Rosado, aka “JUN”, in Humacao, PR. Esteras-Rosado was wanted on a federal warrant for money laundering and narcotics distribution after been indicted by the Department of Homeland Security in 2011and 2014.

On several occasions Esteras-Rosado had avoided apprehension by federal authorities by driving at high speed and by constantly changing vehicles and locations. At the time of his arrest, Esteras-Rosado was at a residence located in an exclusive coastal residential gated community known as Palmas Del Mar. The arrest of Esteras-Rosado is the result of a long and arduous investigation effort led by the USMS Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force.

United States Marshal Orlando Rivera commended the outstanding effort of the fugitive task force and stated, “This case shows the determination and commitment of our deputies and task force agents and brings a clear message to fugitives that the United States Marshals Service and the Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force will continue to bring them to justice one by one.”

The Puerto Rico U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, the Puerto Rico Police Department, the San Juan Municipal Police, the Department of Corrections, PR State Marshals and the State Internal Revenue Service.

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