U.S. Marshals arrest fugitives in Selma

Published 7:49 am Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) arrested five suspects in Selma for committing multiple crimes including murder.

Fredricquez Richardson and Frederick Whitt were both charged with murder. Loveless Alexander was charged with first-degree rape, sexual assault and attempted sodomy. Derrick Maye was charged with possession and intent to distribute methamphetamines, which is a federal charge. Timothy Moore was charged with possession of marijuana, fleeing and eluding police. 

The operation also resulted in the seizure of an assault rifle (AR) style weapon in the  possession of Moore, a convicted felon.

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The Southern District of Alabama, Selma Alabama Firearms Enforcement Task Force, the Mobile Police Department,  the Thomasville Police Department, the Demopolis Police Department, the Jackson Police Department, the Alabama Bureau of Pardon and Paroles, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office 4th Judicial Circuit and the District Attorney’s Office 17th Judicial Circuit assisted with the arrests.

“The U.S. Marshals are committed to locating and arresting violent fugitives in the Selma area”, said Mark F. Sloke, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Alabama. “It’s important to keep the streets of South Alabama safe and we will continue to track down individuals who  choose to violate the law.” 

Sean P. Costello, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, added, “Cooperation between and among our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners is a cornerstone of our shared dedication to public safety. We will continue to leverage every resource available to bring violent  criminals to justice in our district.” 

In 2006, the United States Marshals Service established the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task  Force (GCRFTF). Full-time members of the GCRFTF consist of the U.S. Marshals Service, the Southern District of Alabama, the Mobile Police Department, the Thomasville Police Department, the Demopolis Police Department, the Jackson Police Department, the Alabama Bureau of Pardon and Paroles, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office 4th Judicial Circuit and the District Attorney’s Office 17th Judicial Circuit.