Portsmouth homicide fugitive caught in Florida

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Darryl Faine

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A man wanted in a Portsmouth murder who has been on the run for two years has been captured in Jacksonville, Florida.

The U.S. Marshals announced that Darryl Faine was taken into custody around 11 a.m. at the 600 block of Cassat Avenue in Jacksonville, on March 30. Authorities say he was using the name “Carl Jones.”

The crime happened December 2, 2015 on Gateway Drive in Portsmouth. Police were called to the apartment complex and found 26-year-old Monique Landis with a gunshot wound in her upper body. She died at the scene and Faine was charged with Murder, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Possession of Firearm by Felon.

Since that day Faine has been on the run. U.S. Marshals tell News 3 they tracked Faine in New Jersey, Maryland, Northern Virginia and Jacksonville.

Faine is currently being held at the Duval Jail in Jacksonville while he awaits to be extradited to Virginia.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office helped the U.S. Marshals Office during the arrest of Faine.

To report information call the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-WANTED-2 or you can email usms.wanted@usdoj.gov.


WANTED: U.S. Marshals working to find homicide fugitive on the run for 2 years

Portsmouth Police looking for Darryl Faine in connection to murder case

Portsmouth Police search for man wanted for Murder

Woman found shot to death in Portsmouth apartment identified, person of interest sought

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.