Five unrelated felony fugitives were arrested this morning in Allegheny County by the U.S. marshals fugitive task force of Western Pennsylvania.
Eugene Spence, 22, was arrested in McKees Rocks on a bench warrant for underlying charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin, the task force said in a press release. Spence was arrested after he attempted to escape from the back of a Woodward Avenue residence, authorities said. Task force members subsequently recovered a brick of heroin resulting in additional charges, they said.
Bryant Boyd, 22, was arrested in Fineview on parole violations. Boyd jumped out of a third floor window of a Sandusky Court residence attempting to avoid capture, authorities said, and was arrested after a brief foot chase. He was evaluated at an area hospital for possible injuries, the task force said. Boyd was on parole for aggravated assault, and firearms, robbery and drug offenses.
Mark Krashna, 29, of Pittsburgh was arrested in the West End on robbery and burglary charges.
Stephen Watkins, 18, of Homestead was arrested in Homestead on a bench warrant for firearms offenses.
Dmar Muldrow, 27, of Pittsburgh was arrested on the North Side. He was wanted by city police for assault and on a county bench warrant for drug offenses.
Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriffs and Westmoreland County Sheriffs assisted in these arrests.
Lexi Belculfine: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc.