Fugitive Wanted in Baltimore for Attempted Murder Apprehended by U.S. Marshals

1 min read


Martinsburg, WV
– On January 27, 2021, members of the U.S.
Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force arrested Christopher Brown,
20, of Baltimore, MD. Brown was wanted by the Baltimore City Police
Department for an attempted murder that occurred on January 9, 2021, in
Baltimore.

The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task
Force developed information that Brown was staying at a residence in the
100 block of South Kentucky Avenue in Martinsburg, WV. On January 27,
2021, the Martinsburg Police Department’s Special Response Team executed
a search warrant, on behalf of the task force, and Brown was taken into
custody without incident.

“We greatly appreciate the assistance of the
Martinsburg Police Department. Positive working relationships with our
state and local partners are instrumental in our ability to continue
apprehending these dangerous fugitives,” said Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
Terry Moore.

The U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task
Force consists of members from the West Virginia State Police,
Martinsburg Police Department, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Charles
Town Police Department, and Shepherdstown Police Department.

Brown is currently being held at the Eastern
Regional Jail, as a fugitive from justice, and is awaiting extradition
back to Maryland.

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest
federal law enforcement agency, having served the country since 1789.

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

####

America’s
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency