Former State Department official placed on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted

William Bradford Bishop Jr.

A State Department official who disappeared after bludgeoning his Maryland family with a sledgehammer nearly 40 years ago was added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted fugitives list Thursday. The crime is the most mysterious and oldest of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office fugitive files. The FBI says it is elevating William Bradford Bishop Jr., to the […]

Update: Armed kidnapping suspect captured in southeast D.C.

Jeffrey Brown

UPDATE: Friday, Nov. 22 The Fugitive Task Force arrested Jeff Brown at an apartment in Elvans Road, in Southeast, Washington, DC, without incident. This was not a result of a readers tip. By Scott McCabe The U.S. Marshals are on the hunt for an area man wanted in an armed kidnapping in D.C. last month, […]

Most Wanted: John Clayton remains on run for violating parole for attempted murder

John Clayton

U.S. marshals are looking for a Maryland man who they say has an affinity for guns and has been on the run for too long. Forty-0ne-year-old John Clayton is wanted by Maryland authorities for violating his parole for attempted murder and for violating his probation in Charles County for larceny and assault. The attempted murder happened […]

‘Violent sex offender’ has disappeared from authorities’ radar

Richard Ford

Richard Ford already had quite the rap sheet. He’s a registered sex offender who later did time on gun charges. Now he’s  wanted for violating his parole for the aggravated assault with a gun conviction in addition to violating the terms of his sex offender status. U.S. Marshals are asking the public for information that […]

AIDS virus infected sex offender who bit cop on finger is on the run again

Robert Lindsay

An HIV-positive child sex offender who was sent back to prison for biting a Montgomery County detective has disappeared, and U.S. Marshals are asking the public for information that can help lead to his arrest. Forty-nine-year-old Robert Wayne Lindsay, who had fled Arizona to Maryland and built one of the area’s most sophisticated meth labs […]

Most Wanted: Marshals seek fugitive with ‘telling’ tattoo

Gerald Sedwick Jr.

By Scott McCabe U.S. Marshals are looking for a fugitive with a telling tattoo. Law enforcement authorities say Gerald Cecil Sedwick Jr. walked away from a halfway house in August of 2012 in D.C., where he was serving out a sentence for distributing heroin while armed in 2009. His rap sheet cites arrests in Maryland […]

Crime History, Aug. 27, 1964: Future serial killer shoots grandparents out of curiousity

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On this day, Aug. 27, in 1964, 15-year-old Edmund Kemper III killed his grandparents with a rifle while visiting their California ranch. He then called his mother and reportedly told her, “I just wondered how it would feel to shoot Grandma.” Kemper, whose later crimes would be even more horrific, was sent to a California hospital, where […]

Most Wanted: ‘El Coyote’ sought in Prince George’s County stabbings

Moncada

By Scott McCabe The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is looking for a Mexican citizen wanted in the stabbing of two people in Prince George’s County. Efrain Moncada, also known as El Coyote, is believed to be involved in the smuggling of illegal immigrants across the Mexican border into the United States, authorities said. He is wanted […]

Most Wanted: Lookout for D.C. bordello eludes capture

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By Scott McCabe U.S. Marshals are looking for an illegal immigrant who acted as a lookout at a bordello in Northwest Washington, and they are asking the public for information that could lead to his arrest. Forty-four-year-old Elder Jimenez-Sosa has been on the run for more than four years. According to law enforcement authorities, in […]

Exclusive: Most Wanted Maryland couple caught in Canada; marshals focus on hunt for henchman

Matt and Gretchen

By Scott McCabe Law enforcement officials in Canada made a suspenseful arrest of a fugitive Maryland couple wanted in a massive marijuana operation, and now U.S. Marshals have turned their focus to a top lieutenant. Ringleader Matthew Nicka, 39, and and his assistant Gretchen Peterson, 34, were wanted out of federal court in Greenbelt on charges of […]