At about 11:05 AM on Thursday, May 16, 2019, detectives assigned to the Fugitive Unit received information that a suspect wanted for murder in Minneapolis, Minnesota was possibly in South Boston driving a trucking rig. Detectives, having also obtained a license plate for the rig, began patrolling the area with assistance from the US Marshals and the DEA. At about 12:25 PM officers observed the truck bearing the registration provided traveling in the area of Cypher Street and West Service Road in South Boston. Officers approached the vehicle and removed the occupants. The operator was identified and released from the scene, while both passengers were taken into custody for felony warrants out of Minnesota.
Officers arrested Farhan Ibrahim, 20-years-old, of Minneapolis and Ahmed Rashed Ahmed, 26-years-old, of Boston. Both are expected to be arraigned in South Boston District Court on Fugitive from Justice charges. Ibrahim was wanted on an active warrant out of Minneapolis for Murder. Ahmed was wanted on an active warrant out of Minneapolis for Felony Assault 2nd Degree Dangerous Weapon with Substantial Bodily Injury.