U.S. Marshals arrest robbery suspect in Whiteville

U.S. Marshals arrest robbery suspect in Whiteville

WILMINGTON, NC (WMBF) – The U.S. Marshals Task Force for Eastern North Carolina Wilmington arrested 26-year-old Andrew Cedric McCutchen at an apartment on Covery Run Drive in Whiteville, North Carolina, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Marshals Service.

McCutchen was arrested without incident and booked at the Columbus County Detention Center on a $1 million bond.

The U.S. Marshals Service Task Force in Philadelphia were looking for McCutcheon for a 2014 Pennsylvania State Parole warrant for an original offense of robbery.

The Pennsylvania district requested assistance from the Wilmington office after they developed information that McCutcheon might have been living in the Whiteville or Myrtle Beach area.

Further investigations revealed that McCutchen also had an outstanding warrant in Columbus County, North Carolina for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury; the date of that warrant was November 26, 2014. The Myrtle Beach Police Department also had an outstanding warrant for McCutchen for robbery; the date of the warrant was June 26, 2015.

The Wilmington Task Force followed up on the lead from Pennsylvania and located McCutchen at Covery Run Drive.

The Wilmington division of the U.S. Marshals Eastern North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task force is comprised of the U.S. Marshals Service, the Wilmington Police Department, The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, and NC Department of Public Safety's Security Services division.

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