Authorities Endure Freezing Temperatures in Order to Capture Massachusetts Fugitive in Maine

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Portland, ME
– Snowmobiles and Ice Fisherman were not the only
ones out on Embden Pond this morning. A team of federal, state, and
local authorities surrounded a residence in Embden, Maine in order to
capture a wanted fugitive.

The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent Offender
Task Force announce the arrest of Tylor Santos, 29 of New Bedford,
Massachusetts. Santos was being sought by authorities on a warrant
issued out of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for Aggravated Assault
with a Firearm.

Through a collaborative effort, investigators
determined that Santos fled to Maine after being identified as a suspect
in a shooting on January 6th, 2022, in New Bedford, MA.

Investigators learned Santos was at a residence
on Embden Pond. Authorities were able to safely apprehend Santos early
this morning without incident. William Bowring, 39 of Bingham, Maine was
also arrested at the scene on a failure to appear warrant for felony
theft out of Somerset County, Maine.

The USMS Maine Violent Offender Task Force was
assisted by the USMS Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force, Maine State
Police Tactical Team, Massachusetts State Police, The Bureau of Alcohol
Tobacco and Firearms Boston Division, New Bedford Police Department,
Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, and Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

The U.S. Marshals Service Maine Violent Offender
Task Force is comprised of members of the U.S Marshals Service, Maine
State Police, Maine Department of Corrections, Biddeford Police
Department and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

If you have any information regarding the
whereabouts of any State or Federal Fugitive please contact the United
States Marshals Service, District of Maine at
MED.TIPLINE@usdoj.gov.

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

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