U.S. Marshals Arrest Trinitarios Gang Member in Lewiston, Maine

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Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent
Offender Task Force announces the arrest of Robert Santana, 26, of
Lawrence, Massachusetts. Santana was being sought by the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section on a
warrant charging Carjacking, Un-Armed Robbery, Assault and Battery, and
Threat to Commit a Crime. The warrant was issued on November 22nd, 2021.
Authorities said, Santana, who is a known member
of the gang “Trinitarios” had fled Massachusetts shortly after the
incident and was believed to be “Armed and Dangerous” according to
reports. Through a collaborative investigation, authorities determined
that Santana was at a residence in Lewiston, Maine. U.S. Marshals were
able to safely apprehend Santana at that address in Lewiston without
incident. Santana was transported to the local county jail where he is
charged as a Fugitive from Justice, pending his extradition back to the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The USMS Maine Violent Offender Task Force was
assisted by the U.S. Marshals Service District of Massachusetts,
Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, and
the Lewiston Police Department. 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 Fugitiveplease contact the
United States Marshals Service, District of Maine at
MED.TIPLINE@usdoj.gov.

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