Task Force Arrests Fugitive Wanted for Rape of a Minor

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Cincinnati, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive
Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) with assistance of the Hamilton County
Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit have arrested Dewan Morris.
Morris was wanted by the Hamilton County
Sheriff’s Office on an arrest warrant for rape of a minor, sexual
battery of a minor, and gross sexual imposition. Morris had been on the
run since the indictment was issued on October 5th, 2021. During the
morning hours of April 28th, 2022, investigators observed Morris at an
apartment complex near the Seymour Avenue area of Cincinnati, OH. Morris
was taken into custody without incident. Morris now awaits his court
appearance for the alleged charges and was transported to the Hamilton
County Jail.
Cincinnati’s SOFAST is a U.S. Marshals
Service-led task force consisting of local, state, and federal
authorities including the Adult Parole Authority, Butler County
Sheriff’s Office, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County
Probation Office, Colerain Township Police Department, Department of
Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Golf Manor
Police Department, Harrison Police Department, Mount Orb Police
Department, Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector
General, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, and Warren County Sheriff’s
Office. The U.S. Marshal’sService is the nation’s primary fugitive
hunting organization and captures more federal fugitives each year than
all other law enforcement agencies combined.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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