U.S. Marshals arrest man in Lemmon Valley area

Multiple agencies respond to Military Rd.
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 6:52 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Monday afternoon, multiple agencies assisted the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting a so-called high-risk fugitive.

Marcus Martinez was wanted on a warrant for violating his supervised release. Martinez had previously been convicted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Sex Offender Failing to Register. According to the USMS, Martinez had threatened Marshals with a firearm if they came after him.

District of Nevada U.S. Marshal Gary Schofield saying in a press release, “I want to thank all the agencies involved with apprehending this dangerous fugitive.”

The response included law enforcement agents from the Regional Crime Suppression Unit, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, and the U.S. Probation Office.

Martinez is in custody in Washoe County Jail.

Marcus Martinez mugshot
Marcus Martinez mugshot(Washoe County Jail)