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Ketchikan Fugitive Apprehended


April 21, 2017
Friday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force (AFTF) traveled to Ketchikan on Monday at the request of the Alaska State Troopers (AST) to assist in locating and arresting 23-year-old Ketchikan resident, Thomas Shull on his outstanding warrants for Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, Domestic Violence-Assault Fourth Degree and Petition to Revoke Probation for Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree.

On Wednesday, the AFTF located Shull at a residence in Ketchikan. The AFTF, along with members of the Alaska State Troopers (AST) and Ketchikan Police Department (KPD) executed the arrest warrant.

According to information provided by the U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force, Shull fled to the attic of the residence and refused commands to exit. The AFTF, AST and KPD entered the attic where Shull continued to resist and refused to comply with commands. A taser was deployed and Shull was eventually taken into custody.

Shull was transported to the Ketchikan Correctional Center by the Alaska State Troopers where he was remanded pending court proceedings.


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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