East Texas fugitive arrested in LA

TYLER – Delanda Letregg Player, 48, was arrested on March 22nd by W/LA USMS in West Monroe, Louisiana. 

Deputy US Marshals in West Monroe were working with members of the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force when they were able to locate and arrest Player.

Player has narcotic warrants with the Tyler Police Department, Smith County Sheriff's Department, as well as a parole violation from the State of Texas.  He was arrested without any resistance. 

Player was transported to the Ouachita Parish Jail and will be held without bond pending an extradition hearing back to Texas.  He could face additional charges regarding to his status as a sex offender.

The agencies that are members of the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (Tyler Division) that assisted in this investigation include the Tyler Police Department, TDCJ-Office of the Inspector General, Smith County District Attorney's Office, and the USMS.

The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.  In 2013, the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force cleared 2,441 cases throughout the Eastern District of Texas.



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