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  • US Marshals Confirm Body Found At Landfill Is Inmate Who Escaped El Paso Jail

    07/09/2010 7:34:21 PM PDT · by OldBullrider · 48 replies
    KVIA.com ^ | July 9, 2010 | By ABC-7 Reporter Ken Molestina
    EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Marshals confirmed to ABC-7 Friday afternoon that a body found in a Sunland Park, N.M. landfill was that of a federal inmate who escaped the El Paso jail earlier in the day. Carlos Roberto Medina-Bailon, 30, of Delicias, Mexico, is believed to have escaped the El Paso County Detention Facility between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Friday by using the garbage disposal system.
  • Marshals shot in downtown federal courthouse; suspect dead

    01/04/2010 10:05:53 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies · 922+ views
    The Los Vegas Sun ^ | 1/4/10 | staff
    Gunman taken into custody, nearby school put on lockdown Two federal marshals were shot this morning at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Metro Police responded at 8:05 a.m. to the shooting, which occurred in the lobby of the federal courthouse, police spokeswoman Barbara Morgan said.
  • Operation Rescue Office Security System Attacked - Police Apathy [?]

    06/29/2009 9:09:55 PM PDT · by topher · 4 replies · 668+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com -- Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | Monday June 29, 2009 | By Kathleen Gilbert
    Monday June 29, 2009 Operation Rescue Office Security System Attacked - Group Complains of Police Apathy By Kathleen GilbertWICHITA, Kansas, June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An unidentified man has been caught on video attacking Operation Rescue's headquarters Friday afternoon. The man allegedly disabled one of the building's security cameras and attempted to assault Operation Rescue president Troy Newman before fleeing the scene. (Watch security camera footage of the attack here) Operation Rescue reports that Newman heard a suspicious noise outside his office and observed the suspect through the security cameras attempting to gain access to the roof. Newman rushed outside and...
  • U.S Judges In Danger And Lacking Protection

    10/03/2007 1:51:59 PM PDT · by bluetone006 · 27 replies · 518+ views
    Fox News ^ | 10/03/2007 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — Federal judges are in danger because the U.S. Marshals Service does not work quickly enough to protect them amid growing threats of violence, Justice Department investigators said Wednesday.
  • Brown: War is coming

    08/10/2007 1:59:18 PM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 119 replies · 3,317+ views
    Union Leader ^ | August 10, 2007 | Kristen Senz
    If federal agents storm Brown's property, he and his supporters will come out shooting. Brown said yesterday that if those agents kill him or his wife, Elaine, his supporters will systematically find and kill Plainfield Police Chief Gordon Gillens, Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Prozzo and others Brown says are sworn to protect him. "Why do you think we know where they live?" he said. Brown predicts the people's war against corruption will begin within the next 18 months. He has spent the last 15 years doing research, trying to identify the culprits of that corruption. "I'm still conducting my investigation,"...
  • Marshals Kept Off Plane at Reagan

    11/20/2006 8:25:10 PM PST · by khnyny · 114 replies · 2,065+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 20, 2006 | Audrey Hudson
    Marshals kept off plane at Reagan By Audrey Hudson THE WASHINGTON TIMES November 20, 2006 A team of federal air marshals was prevented from protecting a recent flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport because a gate agent erroneously said they did not have the correct paperwork, say marshals familiar with the incident. Officials with Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) were called in to remove the marshals from US Airways Flight 3464 departing Nov. 8 for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. "Right now we know, obviously, that federal air marshals were denied boarding," said Federal Air Marshal Service...
  • Marshals: Innocent People Placed On 'Watch List' To Meet Quota

    07/25/2006 3:48:25 AM PDT · by Marius3188 · 15 replies · 722+ views
    The Denver Channel ^ | 21 July 2006 | The Denver Channel
    Marshals Say They Must File One Surveillance Detection Report, Or SDR, Per Month DENVER -- You could be on a secret government database or watch list for simply taking a picture on an airplane. Some federal air marshals say they're reporting your actions to meet a quota, even though some top officials deny it. The air marshals, whose identities are being concealed, told 7NEWS that they're required to submit at least one report a month. If they don't, there's no raise, no bonus, no awards and no special assignments. "Innocent passengers are being entered into an international intelligence database as...
  • U.S. marshal dies in shootout with police

    05/15/2006 11:07:16 AM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 31 replies · 1,935+ views
    CNN ^ | Monday, May 15, 2006 | AP
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- A deputy U.S. marshal was killed in a shootout with police officers who had stopped the agent for driving erratically early Sunday, authorities said.
  • Report: Air Marshals to Guard Trains

    12/14/2005 5:35:31 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 21 replies · 480+ views
    www.foxnews.com ^ | Report: Air Marshals to Guard Trains
    Report: Air Marshals to Guard Trains Wednesday, December 14, 2005 WASHINGTON — Federal air marshals will expand their work beyond airplanes, launching counterterror surveillance at train stations and other mass transit facilities in a test program this week, according to a published report. Teams of undercover air marshals and uniformed law enforcement officers will fan out to bus and train stations, ferries, and mass transit facilities across the country to "counter potential criminal terrorist activity in all modes of transportation," The Washington Post reported on its Web site Tuesday night, quoting documents from the Transportation Security Administration. The Post said...
  • Marshals Service Director Resigns

    06/24/2005 6:41:56 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 266+ views
    Associated Press | June 24, 2005
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under criticism over inadequate security for federal judges, the director of the U.S. Marshals Service announced his resignation Friday. Benigno Reyna has led the Marshals Service, which is responsible for protecting judges and rounding up fugitives, since October 2001. His resignation is effective July 31, Marshals Service spokesman Don Hines said. Hines said Reyna, previously police chief in Brownsville, Texas, decided it was time to go back home. But federal judges have been unusually vocal in criticizing the Marshals Service following the Feb. 28 fatal shootings of the husband and mother of U.S. District Judge Joan...
  • Police say sailor had history of aggression (U.S. Marshal Road Rage cont.)

    06/03/2005 11:21:51 AM PDT · by JZelle · 26 replies · 751+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 6-3-05 | Arlo Wagner
    Two police officers testified yesterday that 20-year-old Navy Seaman Ryan T. Stowers was belligerent toward authorities several times before he was killed by a deputy U.S. Marshal in Rockville last fall. A detective from California told a Montgomery County jury that Seaman Stowers, of Redding, Calif., challenged him to a fight and shouted obscenities at him in June 2003. An officer from Chestertown, Md., said he had a run-in with the sailor about a month before the sailor was killed.
  • Buchanan on Hardball: Send In Federal Marshalls to Save Shiavo

    03/23/2005 4:45:06 PM PST · by KidGlock · 25 replies · 621+ views
    Harball with Cris Matthews | 3/23/05
    Pat Buchanan just said on Harball that Bush should send in federal agents to take control of Terri Schiavo and reinsert her feeding tube.
  • Something MUST Be Done Today for Terri Schiavo (Rescue Her Today!)

    03/23/2005 2:47:26 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 370 replies · 6,518+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 3/23 | self
    I wrote this to a FReeper earlier. She was feeling much frustration with many here I believe because of what was, in her mind, a careless disregard for morality and the well-being of an innocent and quite defenseless girl, Terri Schiavo.The intelligent and good FReeper was at the point of wanting to leave FR. So I wrote her:*****Don't go, please. You're one of the folks here with a real good heart and very strong feelings. That is a very good combination. Don't go ........I'm getting a feeling (or a wish) that today (Wednesday) the Federal marshals or some others are...
  • Flight marshal numbers disputed

    03/03/2005 11:21:20 AM PST · by JZelle · 3 replies · 236+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-3-05 | Audrey Hudson
    Flight reports by the Federal Air Marshal Service show that federal agents were on less than 10 percent of the nation's flights in December, a number several air marshals say was inflated to make it appear to Congress that commercial air travel is better protected than it is. "The numbers reported to headquarters come back higher than originally reported and are sometimes upwards of double the number of what is actually flown," an air marshal said. "Everyone knows they are padding the numbers."
  • Marshals Find a Convict Freed by Mistake

    01/07/2005 1:43:06 PM PST · by w13gav · 7 replies · 328+ views
    Marshals Find Convict Freed by Mistake Friday January 07, 2005 7:09am Washington (AP) - U.S. Marshals say they've captured the man who was mistakenly set free from the D.C. jail last week. Forty-year-old Frank Vargo was convicted in November of robbing and stabbing a cabdriver in Southwest Washington. Vargo, who has used many aliases, was tracked to a hotel in Miami Beach. Authorities tell The Washington Post that Vargo was taken into custody by members of the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, who traveled to Florida after learning Vargo was there.
  • Air Marshals Say Dress Code Makes Them Stick Out

    07/15/2004 1:34:41 PM PDT · by Archangelsk · 63 replies · 1,822+ views
    The NY Times ^ | 071504 | By BRIAN WINGFIELD
    WASHINGTON, July 15 — Beards are out. So are jeans and athletic shoes. Suit coats are in, even on the steamiest summer days. That dress code, imposed by the Department of Homeland Security, makes federal air marshals uneasy — and not just because casual clothes are more comfortable in cramped airline seats. The marshals fear that their appearance makes it easier for terrorists to identify them, according to a professional group representing more than 1,300 air marshals. "If a 12-year-old can pick them out, a trained terrorist has no problem picking them out," said John D. Amat, a spokesman...
  • US marshals are coming to an airport near you

    03/02/2004 3:50:11 PM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 204+ views
    The Times of India ^ | March 02 2004 | SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN
    NEW DELHI: Can't wait till you arrive at JFK in New York to be fingerprinted and photographed front and side? Longing for the chastening embrace of US security procedures even before you touch down? Relax, help is at hand. If the Bush administration has its way, Statesbound Indian travellers could soon be subjected to passport and baggage checks by US Homeland Security officials especially stationed at Indian airports. Under a new scheme unveiled by US Customs chief Robert Bonner and reported in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, US agents will seek to review flight manifests and identify suspect passengers...
  • MARSHALS ON UK FLIGHTS

    02/14/2004 3:51:30 PM PST · by gdyniawitawa · 1 replies · 147+ views
    sky news ^ | Last Updated: 22:04 UK, Saturday February 14, 2004
    MARSHALS 'ON UK FLIGHTS' Armed US air marshals are flying in and out of Scotland on-board passenger flights, it has been claimed. They are said to have been aboard a number of flights over the last two weeks. That was since a Continental Airlines flight from Glasgow to the United States was grounded in a terror alert, according to a report in the Sunday Mail newspaper. A spokesman for the Transportation and Security Administration, based in Washington DC refused to confirm or deny the report. He said: "There are thousands of federal air marshals flying on US domestic carriers every...
  • Armed marshals to patrol UK flights

    12/28/2003 8:33:38 AM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 177+ views
    icNewcastle ^ | December 28 2003
    Armed sky marshals are to be deployed on some UK passenger planes in response to the heightened state of alert in the US, the Government has announced. Extra security measures for air travel have also been put in place on the ground following the raised terror threat. The government said it was "a responsible and prudent step" at the present time. The sky marshals would be deployed "where appropriate" and be dressed as ordinary passengers. Transport secretary Alistair Darling said: "Security is kept constantly under review and it is essential that we take all reasonable steps to deter terrorist activities....
  • Hooters photos land fire marshals in hot water

    08/15/2003 11:11:51 AM PDT · by bedolido · 32 replies · 966+ views
    King 5 News ^ | 08/15/03 | LINDA BRILL
    TACOMA – Some questionable photographs ended up in the wrong place, but is the incident being blown out of proportion? Inside Hooters, it’s common practice to have a picture taken with the Hooters girls. Inside the official file on a fireworks crime, it’s common to find pictures of the evidence. In one case, it was hundreds of pounds of seized fireworks – an Hooters girls. In the picture is Snohomish County deputy fire marshall Bruce Pulver posing with four Hooters ladies on the hood of a U-Haul truck. The county rented the truck for Pulver to transport the fireworks evidence....
  • Security checks ground air marshals

    06/24/2003 12:38:49 PM PDT · by bedolido · 3 replies · 293+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 06/24/03 | Brock N. Meeks
    WASHINGTON, June 24 — More than 100 federal air marshals have been fired or stripped of their flight status in recent weeks for problems stemming from their security clearance background investigations, MSNBC.com has learned. In addition, some air marshals are flying without having received their final security clearances, Transportation Security Administration sources told MSNBC.com. The revelations fuel critics’ charges that a key element of post-9/11 airline security is being poorly managed. THE TRANSPORTATION Security Administration, the agency that oversees federal air marshals, admits that some marshals have been fired while others have been stripped of their flight status and placed...