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U.S. Marshals in northern Ohio close in on milestone as task force nears 50,000 arrests of fugitives

U.S. Marshals in northern Ohio close in on milestone as task force nears 50,000 arrests of fugitives
A task force, run by the U.S. Marshals Service in Cleveland, is closing in on a law-enforcement milestone: It has made nearly 50,000 fugitive arrests since it formed in 2003. State and federal officials have lauded it as one of the nation’s most successful units in catching suspects on the run.

A task force, run by the U.” The task force tracked him across the country before it found him on Dec.Marshal Peter Elliott formed the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force soon after being appointed in March 2003 by then-President George W.” The task force has teams in Canton, Mansfield, Toledo, Akron, Lorain, Cleveland and Youngstown.

Having that task force in place is a real benefit to Cuyahoga County.” While the task force has made its mark chasing suspected killers and rapists, one of its biggest cases involved a white-collar swindler.

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