A Tennessee man fleeing attempted murder charges for over a year has been captured in Florida.
Jesse L. Suggs, 37, was arrested at a home on Rock Hill Road in DeFuniak Springs on Monday morning by Walton County Sheriff’s Office and members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Caribbean Regional Task Force after information was obtained that he was wanted out of Lincoln County, Tennessee for attempted murder.
According to investigators, Suggs nearly beat his girlfriend to death and threatened her and her daughter’s life if she went forward to press charges.
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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee, has been actively searching for Suggs since April 2022. He also has nationwide extradition warrants out of Alabama.
Suggs was taken into custody and transported to the Walton County Jail, awaiting extradition back to Tennessee.
U.S. Marshals Task Force members on this arrest consisted of members of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Panama City Police Department, Lynn Haven Police Department, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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