US Marshals Net 5 Guns in Sex Offender Operation (Learn More)

The U.S. Marshals Service Metro Fugitive Task Force for the District of Nebraska led a sex offender compliance operation in Gage and Saline counties Wednesday, checking nearly 100 offenders for compliance. 

The operation resulted in the seizure of five guns and pending criminal charges against the offender who possessed them, one offender who was found in noncompliance and one offender who was arrested on a failure-to-appear arrest warrant. 

U.S. Marshal for the District of Nebraska Mark Martinez
U.S. Marshal for the District of Nebraska Mark Martinez

The Beatrice Police Department assisted the Metro Fugitive Task Force with this initiative. 

“The United States Marshals Service, District of Nebraska, is committed to its mission of working with and supporting local and state law enforcement with the investigation and apprehension of those sex offenders who are not in compliance with their registration requirements,” said U.S. Marshal for the District of Nebraska Mark Martinez.

“In this particular operation, the collaboration between the U.S. Marshals Service and the Gage and Saline County Sheriff’s Offices worked extremely well and led to a successful multicounty sex offender compliance operation.” 

The U.S. Marshals Service is the primary federal agency charged with conducting fugitive investigations throughout the country.

The U.S. Marshals regularly work in concert with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to seek out and arrest violent fugitives and sex offenders, and has established task forces throughout the nation to facilitate the apprehension of fugitives. 

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The Metro Fugitive Task Force is made up of law enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals, FBI, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Nebraska State Patrol, Omaha Police Department, Lincoln Police Department, LaVista Police Department, Bellevue Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster County Sherriff’s Office, Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, Saunders County Sheriff’s Office, Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Gage County Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. 

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and captures more federal fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined.


Annually, U.S. Marshals arrest more than 50 percent of all federal fugitives and serve more federal warrants than all other federal agencies combined.

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