Fugitive Unit Takes Down Suspect On the Run

By  //  May 22, 2013

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BCSO TEAMS WITH U.S. Marshal Service Task Force

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Fugitive Unit and U.S. Marshal Service Task Force arrested John Sachs, 37, on Monday, May 21 for an active South Carolina arrest warrant for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

The Brevard County Fugitive Unit and U.S. Marshal Service Task Force arrested John Sachs, 37, on Monday, May 21 for an active South Carolina arrest warrant for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. (BCSO image)

The Brevard County Fugitive Unit and U.S. Marshal Service Task Force arrested John Sachs, 37, on Monday, May 21 for an active South Carolina arrest warrant for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. (BCSO image)

After receiving a tip that Sachs was in Cocoa Beach, the U.S. Marshal Service and members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located the suspect at a hotel in Cocoa Beach and took him into custody without incident. Sachs was booked into the Brevard County Jail Complex on a No Bond status and is awaiting extradition proceedings back to South Carolina.

According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Sachs is a suspect in kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 19 year-old female victim, which was reported to the Horry County Police Department in South Carolina on February 10.

APPREHENDING THE MOST DANGEROUS FUGITIVES

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

The U.S. Marshal Service oversees the Orlando Regional Fugitive Task Force. The purpose of regional partnership is to combine efforts of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to locate and apprehend the most dangerous fugitives and assist in high profile investigations.

“Everyday your Brevard County Law Enforcement Officers work around the clock to make our communities safe by removing those who refuse to abide by the law,” said Sheriff Wayne Ivey. “This is just another example of their commitment and dedication.”


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