Atlanta Homicide Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Cleveland

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Cleveland, OH – This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals
Service, Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested
Jumel Lewis, 42. Lewis was wanted by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office
in Georgia for aggravated murder.It is alleged that on September
29, 2021, Lewis shot and killed another male at an address near the 1300
block of Beatie Ave. SW, Atlanta, Georgia. Task force members obtained
information that Lewis fled Atlanta and was potentially living in
Cleveland. This afternoon, members of the NOVFTF arrested Lewis at an
address near the 1000 block of E. 146th Street in Cleveland. U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “The city of Cleveland is not a safe
haven for fleeing homicide suspects. The US Marshals Service will use
the full extent of our resources to pursue these fugitives.”Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the
Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED
(1-866-492-6833), or you can send a
web tip. Reward money is available, and tipsters may remain
anonymous.The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force –
Cleveland Division is composed of the following federal, state and local
agencies: U.S. Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation,
Cleveland Police Department, Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, Cuyahoga
Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department, Euclid Police
Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol,
Independence Police Department, Parma Police Department, Aurora Police
Department, Solon Police Department, Cleveland RTA Police Department,
Westlake Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Middleburg
Heights Police Department, Newburgh Heights Police Department and the
Metrohealth Police Department.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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