The United States Marshals Service, Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF) announces the arrest of Daniel Greer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at 10:00 am this morning.
Greer, age 22, was charged on March 31, 2013 by the West Mifflin Police Department with Criminal Attempt-Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Firearms offenses and Simple Assault.
Greer is accused of a drive by shooting that wounded a 17 year old girl in the 800 block of Division Street, West Mifflin on Sunday March 31, 2013.
Greer is originally from the Mon Valley and was last known to reside in the West Mifflin area.
Task Force members in Pittsburgh were actively investigating Greer’s whereabouts at the request of the West Mifflin Police Department and developed information he was in the Myrtle Beach area.
A request was forwarded to the U.S. Marshals Service, District of South Carolina Operation Intercept Fugitive Task Force, who arrested Greer without incident at an address in the 6100 block of Frontage Road in Myrtle Beach.
Greer initially identified himself as Corey Gunter when approached by task force members but later admitted his true identity. Greer was lodged at the Horry County Detention Center in Conway, South Carolina pending extradition to Pennsylvania.
The Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force is comprised of U.S. Marshals, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriffs, and Westmoreland County Sheriff’s.
The WPAFTF is also supported by the United States Attorney’s Office and is coordinated by the U.S. Marshals Service for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
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.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
America’s Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency