Murder suspect arrested
Published 9:46 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2014
After more than a year on the run, a murder suspect is in custody after U.S. Marshals located him in Georgia.
Monte Robinson, 20, faces charges related to the murder of 24-year-old Angelo Fleming Beale on March 24, 2013. Beale was shot at an apartment complex on Stacey Drive just before 3 a.m. that day.
The Suffolk Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Taskforce have been working together to locate Robinson, according to a press release from the marshals service. Robinson was believed to have fled the area soon after the homicide.
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The Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force in Atlanta received information about Robinson’s whereabouts, and Norfolk-based deputies working with Suffolk police provided key details regarding Robinson and possible family members, according to the press release.
Robinson was arrested Wednesday morning at 10:45 a.m. as he exited a residence near Torch Hill Road in Columbus, Ga.
Robinson faces charges of first-degree murder, shooting in the commission of a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm.