Three out-of-state fugitives were captured Jan. 6 in Smyrna and La Vergne by the U.S. Marshal's Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force, according to an announcement Friday by officials with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Two of the three suspects were wanted on federal drug charges in the Western District of Kentucky while the third suspect was wanted in connection with an armed robbery charge in Montgomery County, Md., said Detective Chuck Thomas, who is assigned to the task force.
Suspects Demetrius Fitzgerald and Deanndria Moore were both wanted on the drug charges.
The Sheriff's Special Response Team and the marshals located Moore at County Village Apartments in Smyrna, and Fitzgerald was found working at Parthenon Metals in La Vergne, Thomas said.
After being taken into custody, Fitzgerald and Moore were taken to Nashville and transferred to Paducah, Ky.
Law enforcement officials received a tip suspect Justin O'Donnell was staying in Smyrna, Thomas said.
Marshals then arrested him at his girlfriend's home at Fairway Meadows Apartments in Smyrna, and he was transported to Wilson County, where an active warrant had been issued after he failed to appear for court.
Following his appearance in General Sessions Court in Wilson County, he will be extradited to Maryland.
The U.S. Marshals Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force served 3,013 felony warrants during 2011. Of those warrants, 1,029 were probation, parole and community corrections violations warrants.