Father and Son Fugitives from Oklahoma Arrested

May 22, 2015

Darrell Dee Faver (3-5-61) and
his son John Murray Faver (7-1-83) were arrested by LCSO and members of the US
Marshal’s Regional Domestic Fugitive Task Force (RDFTF) yesterday in Bronson at
the Bronson Motel room 12A. Both father and son were wanted by authorities in Oklahoma for Rape in the
1st degree. Warrants had been issued by Oklahoma law enforcement, stemming from their

The younger Faver, a former
correctional officer from Oklahoma, and the
father known for his survival skills; fled Oklahoma shortly after the investigation
began. They ultimately settled in Bronson. Investigators and members of the
RDFTF began tracking the pair on Tuesday evening in Bronson after receiving information
they could be in our area.

The Favers acquired a vehicle
registered from Texas sometime after fleeing
from Oklahoma.
determined the Favers had been utilizing the vehicle and began to monitor law
enforcement data bases. Oklahoma discovered
LCSO ran the Texas
tag late last month and, with a simple phone call LCSO and RDFTF began to scour
the Bronson area for the vehicle. Shortly after lunch the vehicle was found
parked at the Bronson Motel. Management confirmed the pair were occupying room
12A and were inside.  They surrendered
when deputies confronted them and they were taken into custody.

Both are being held at the Levy
County Detention Facility without bond and are awaiting extradition back to Oklahoma.

Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
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