California Murder Suspect Apprehended by U.S. Marshals In Memphis

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Memphis, TN
– U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture
of Bryce Williams, on one count of Murder and one count of Assault with
a Firearm against a Person. The charges occurred in Kern County,
California.

On February 5, 2022, Bakersfield Police
Department in California responded to a shooting in Kern County. It is
alleged that Williams was involved in the shooting. Kern County Superior
Court issued the warrants for the arrest of Williams.

The U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional
Fugitive Task Force (PSRFTF) Bakersfield Division adopted the
investigation into Williams. Further investigation put Williams in the
Memphis area following the incident.

Working in conjunction with the PSRFTF, the U.S.
Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) out of Memphis
initiated an investigation to locate Williams. Deputies went to an
apartment in the 3200 block of Pecan Lake Circle in Memphis this morning
where they found Williams hiding under a bed. Williams was arrested
without incident and booked into the Shelby County Jail, where he awaits
the extradition process.

U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller stated, “Interstate
fugitives fleeing from justice is a high priority for the U.S. Marshals
Service.”

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.

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

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