Fond du Lac Police state that 29-year-old Daniel Antwon Griffin was arrested on Tuesday, August 4th in Dallas, Texas. According to the press release issued, Fond du Lac detectives worked with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in locating Griffin. He was taken into custody without incident at a hotel in Dallas. A nationwide arrested warrant had been issued for Griffin for first degree reckless homicide, and two counts of child abuse causing great bodily harm in the death and abuse of 14-month-old twin boys.
“We are glad that Mr. Griffin is now in custody and can be held accountable for the horrific crimes he is accused of. I want to thank Detectives Matt Bobo and Nick Hahn as well as our partners with the U.S. Marshal’s Office — especially their Milwaukee, Chicago and Dallas Field Offices for all their hard work on this case,” Fond du Lac Police Chief William Lamb said.
“We are pleased to have been able to have the Marshals Service assist the Fond du Lac Police Department in apprehending this fugitive who is accused of committing this unthinkably violent act against innocent babies,” Kevin Carr, United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Griffin is currently being held in the Dallas County Jail — awaiting extradition and transport back to Wisconsin.