INWOOD, W.Va. — The Mountain State Fugitive Task Force has arrested a Charles Town man on outstanding felony warrants involving sex with minors.

It happened yesterday. (February 9th).

US Marshals tracked 44-year-old Joel Keck to the area of Development Drive in Inwood around 3 in the afternoon Wednesday. During a traffic stop, Keck tried to evade police, but the Marshals’
report says he quickly realized he was surrounded and surrendered.

Acting US Marshal Terry Moore said, “The charges against the fugitive in this case are very disturbing. I am thankful for the work of
our Task Force members in locating and apprehending this individual in a safe and effective

Keck faces charges including 1st Degree Sexual Assault (victim under 12 years of age), 1st Degree
Sexual Abuse (victim under 12 years of age), and Distribution or Exhibition of Sexually Explicit
Material Involving Minors.

Keck is currently being held at the Eastern Regional Jail, according to a press release from the US Marshals.

The law enforcement agencies involved in the arrest of Keck were the Martinsburg Police
Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Town
Police Department, West Virginia State Police, and United States Marshals Service.

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served the country since 1789. Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be
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