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UPDATE: Wanted fugitive was arrested in Clarksburg

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Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 2:39 PM EDT
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CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) -

Updated Story (Oct. 20, 4:35 PM):

The US Marshals Service announced in a press release that they were able to locate fugitive Taylor Washington this morning based on tips they received from the public.

Washington was arrested this morning, Oct. 20., at roughly 10:30. Officials say that Washington was arrested at a home near Washington Irving Middle School in Clarksburg.

“The public plays a pivotal role in our pursuit of Justice, and in this case, it led to the safe and successful arrest of a dangerous fugitive in less than 24 hours,” said Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Terry Moore.

Washington is being held at the Central Regional Jail. He will appear before a U.S. Magistrate Judge by video from the facility.

Original Story (Oct. 19, 2:39 PM):

The U.S. Marshals are looking for a fugitive, Taylor Washington, who is wanted for an arrest warrant based on weapons violations.

Washington is described as a 29 year old, black male, 5′06″ 170 lbs. and has multiple tattoos over his body.

Washington is from Clarksburg and is believed to still be in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the US Marshals Service at 304-623-0486 or via the USMS TIPS App. Anyone who provides information may remain anonymous.

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