CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – The U.S. Marshals service is offering a 2,500 dollar reward for the whereabouts of a fugitive from Charleston, West Virginia.
On Tuesday, February 21, 2023 The US Marshals for the Southern District of West Virginia said that they are now offering $2,500 for any information leading to the arrest of 28-year-old Tyjha Watson, of Charleston.
U.S. Marshals announced in November 2022 that they were looking for Watson and 23-year-old Elijah Figg, of Huntington as part of the investigation. At the time, Figg and Watson were the only two suspects out of 13 in the ongoing investigation that were not caught.
Figg was arrested in Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Watson remains the only defendant who is not in custody, US Marshals say.
The U.S. Marshals Southern District of West Virginia CUFFED Task Force has previously asked for the public’s assistance in locating Tyjha Ali Watson, 28, of Charleston, WV. The United States Marshals Service is now officially offering a reward of up to $2,500 with information leading to his arrest. Watson is wanted on a federal indictment out of the Southern District of West Virginia in reference to a DEA investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) with ties to the Bloods and Gangster Disciples criminal gangs.