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Posted on: July 3, 2017

LCSO Assists Immigration & Customs Enforcement with Arrest of an Escaped Detainee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
July 3, 2017

Contact: Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278
[email protected]

 Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625
[email protected]

LCSO Assists Immigration & Customs Enforcement
with Arrest of an Escaped Detainee
 
Loudoun County, VA –
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office assisted U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with locating an escaped detainee from ICE’s custody.
 
At 12:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a call to assist ICE with a search of an escaped subject in the area of the Dulles Toll Road between the exits of Loudoun County Parkway and Old Ox Road. The subject was identified as Marlon C. Rivas-Mendez, 27, of Sterling. 

Rivas-Mendez was arrested by LCSO deputies earlier this morning. He was transferred into ICE custody at 11:08 a.m. without incident. 
 
During federal transport, Rivas-Mendez assaulted the transport personnel and escaped custody on the Dulles Toll Road.
 
Members of the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office alongside the Virginia State Police, Fairfax County Police Department, Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority and ICE canvassed the area. LCSO deputies’ located Rivas-Mendez at 2:20 p.m. in the area of Mercure Circle and Old Ox Road and took him into custody without incident.
 
Rivas-Mendez was arrested on local charges of Assault & Battery by the LCSO and was released into ICE custody. 

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