FBI Atlanta
Public Affairs Specialist Kevin Rowson
(770) 216-3331
February 22, 2018

FBI Gang Task Force Arrests California Fugitive

ATLANTA—David J. LeValley, special agent in charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, announced the arrest of Jermaine Lee Hicks, 41, of Atlanta on outstanding arrest warrants in Contra Costa County, California.

Hicks was taken into custody without incident at a residence on Ramsey Close in Southwest Atlanta by the FBI Atlanta Safe Streets Gang Task Force (SSGTF) this morning, February 22, 2018.

Hicks was wanted in connection with a triple-shooting on January 22, 2018 in North Richmond, California. During an investigation into the shooting Hicks was identified as a suspect. The Contra Costa County Sheriff Office also served arrest warrants in North Richmond.

Hicks is currently being held at the Fulton County Jail where he will await extradition to California.

The public should be reminded that the above are merely allegations and that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.