On November 09, 2017, at approximately 3:45 pm, Victor John Huntley Nation, 28, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force (VOTF) out of Raleigh, NC.
On October 09, 2017, Southern Pines Police Department issued warrants for Nation charging him with the following: PWISD Cocaine, Felony Possession of Cocaine, PWIMSD MDA/MDMA, and felony Possession Schedule I CS. In addition, Nation had outstanding warrants issued on October 15, 2016, for Failure to Appear on Rape/Sex Offense >6yr, Indecent Liberties with Minor, and Misdemeanor Sexual battery.
On October 09, 2017, Nation was transported to the First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst after initially being arrested by authorities. Nation escaped from the custody of the Southern Pines Police Department when he fled on foot after being discharged from the hospital. Per authorities, Nation was handcuffed when he escaped. On October 12, 2017, the Southern Pines Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) out of Greensboro, NC in the apprehension of Nation.
Investigators spent countless hours attempting to locate Nation. Their efforts paid off when information was developed through investigative efforts that placed Nation at 4609 Turquoise Road in Fayetteville. On November 09, 2017, the JFTF requested the assistance of the VOTF in the apprehension of Nation. The VOTF responded immediately to the request. The VOTF verified the information, surrounded and converged on the residence. Residents of the address initially denied the presence of Nation. After a brief search, Nation was located in the attic of the residence trying to elude arrest. Nation was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Jail where he is currently being held.
The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole and the Department of Homeland Security, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.