U.S. Marshals Service Report, July 23-July 30, 2010

Right Side News reports from the U.S. Marshals Offices…

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July 30, 2010 – Curtis Derrell Snerling of Detroit, Michigan was arrested this afternoon without incident by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.  Snerling was arrested at approximately 1:00 p.m., in eastern Travis County.  Task Force officers were alerted to Snerling’s presence in the Austin area several days ago based upon an investigation conducted by the Michigan Fugitive Task Force based in Detroit.  It is alleged, Snerling in June of 2010, abducted, bound, beat and sexually assaulted the victim over the course of a day.  The victim was able to summon local police after her screams were heard by neighbors.   

 July 28, 2010On July 27, 2010, United States Marshals, U.S. Immigration andus_marshall-246x250 Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Rio Rancho Police Department collaborated to bring down a stolen vehicle ring run by Mexican drug cartel member Hector Varela. Varela was wanted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department on charges of transferring or receiving a stolen vehicle and by the New Mexico State Police on charges of fraud. 


July 28, 2010Five deputy U.S. marshals wounded in the line of duty received U.S. Marshals Service Purple Heart awards from John Clark, director of the U.S. Marshals Service, at a ceremony here today.  “Deputy marshals today, more than ever, are encountering dangerous and life-threatening situations,” said Clark. These men “stared danger in the face and did what is contrary to most ways of thinking. They subdued a violent criminal or stopped violent behavior while being wounded in the process.” 


July 26, 2010The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF), working in conjunction with investigators from the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) in Pensacola, FL arrested a man wanted by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, for Kidnapping/False Imprisonment and Felony Battery related to a domestic violence charge. William Andrew Pugliesi, 44, aka ‘Andy Rose’ was arrested at about 11:30 a.m. this morning by the U.S. Marshals GCRFTF in New Orleans. 


July 23, 2010The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man late this afternoon wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Birmingham, AL who had been hiding in Pensacola for several months. Markies Terrell Cleveland, 23, who is wanted on a charge of Sex Offender Failure to Notify of Change of Residence, was arrested during a felony car stop in Pensacola, FL.