U.S. Marshals Arrest Chester Murder Fugitive in Media, PA

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Philadelphia, PA – Members of the U.S. Marshals Eastern
Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force, arrested Marlon
Cooper,18, in relation to a shooting which occurred on August 7th, 2021,
in the 1200 block of Cover Lane in Chester, PA. A warrant for criminal
homicide was issued for Cooper in January 2022. Cooper then became a
fugitive, and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Philadelphia
adopted the case in early June and began an investigation.
This afternoon, Deputy Marshals developed
information Cooper was in Media Borough. At approximately 11:15am, task
force investigators from Philadelphia observed Cooper operating a
vehicle in the 400 block of East Baltimore Pike. A vehicle stop was then
conducted by numerous vehicles of the Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force at
the intersection of Manchester and Wallingford Avenue. Cooper attempted
to evade the traffic stop but was unsuccessful. He was then taken into
custody without incident. Cooper was transported back to Chester City
Police Department by task force officers and is currently waiting formal
arraignment.
Robert Clark, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal for
the Eastern Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force stated, “The Marshals
Service has been a long-standing partner with the Chester City Police
Department. We are pleased that our collaboration has once again led to
the arrest of a violent fugitive.”
The Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive
Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in
Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The task force’s objective is
to seek out and arrest violent crime fugitives. Membership agencies
include the Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania State Parole
Officers, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Attorney General
Agents, Chester Police Department, Bucks County Sheriffs, and Delaware
County Sheriffs.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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