U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Fugitive Wanted for Scranton Shootings

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Scranton, PA
– Today, United States Marshal Martin J. Pane
announced the arrest of Jonathan Rohan Diaz, an 18-year-old Scranton
man.

On August 2, 2021, at about 11:30 p.m., the Scranton Police
Department investigated a shooting in the 1000 block of Pear Street,
which resulted in serious injury to a person. As a result of their
investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant charging Diaz with
Aggravated Assault and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find Diaz
were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task
Force was asked to apprehend him.

Today, at about 2 p.m., members
of the fugitive task force checked a home in the 1300 block of Jackson
Street in Scranton and arrested Diaz without incident. He was turned
over to Scranton Police Department for processing and arraignment.

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United States Marshal Pane stated, “It’s the Marshals Services’ duty
to ensure that those charged with serious crimes have their day in
court. It is my sincere hope that the affected communities will find
some measure of comfort knowing this suspect will face justice.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is
comprised of 20 state, county and local police agencies, including: the
Pennsylvania State Police; the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and
Parole; the Wilkes-Barre Police Department; the Kingston Police
Department; the Kingston Township Police Department; the Bradford County
Sheriff’s Office; and, the Scranton Police Department – all of whom
participated in this investigation.

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

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