Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Captured by U.S. Marshals Task Force

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Jackson, TN
– U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of Tony Darnell Jones, 26, of Jackson, for Attempted First Degree
Murder. Jones, who was wanted by the Jackson Police Department, was
arrested in Memphis by the U.S. Marshals Service.

On December 15, 2021, around 1:30 p.m., Tony
Jones was allegedly involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Lowe’s
Home Improvement at 2071 S. Highland Ave. The shooting transpired from
an argument that began at the drive-through of a Long John Silver’s at
1671 S. Highland Ave.

On December 16, the Jackson Police Department
issued a warrant for Jones for Attempted First Degree Murder. This case
was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force
(TRVFTF) in Jackson, TN.

On the morning of February 9, the TRVFTF out of
Jackson and Memphis apprehended Jones at an address in the 900 block of
Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN. Jones was taken into custody without incident.
He will be transported back to Jackson to face charges.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive
Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The
Western Tennessee Division of the TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and
Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S.
Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers,
Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the
Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission
of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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