FBI Cleveland
Special Agent Vicki Anderson-Gregg
(216) 522-1400
August 21, 2018

Fugitive Back in Custody

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cleveland Division, Toledo Resident Agency, announces the arrest of fugitive Don Woodson Ellis, Jr. last night, August 20, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m. in Detroit, Michigan.

Investigative efforts by Violent Crime/Safe Streets Task Forces from the FBI’s Toledo Resident Agency and Detroit Field Office resulted in placing Ellis on 8 mile in Detroit. Ellis was taken into custody by agents without incident after he exited a hotel.

Ellis is federally charged with escape from the Lucas County Corrections Center and will have an initial appearance in federal court in the Northern District of Ohio at 12:30 p.m. today, August 21, 2018.

Any questions regarding this press release should be directed to SA Vicki D. Anderson at vdanderson@fbi.gov or 216-522-1400.