Barricaded suspect wanted on 25 warrants arrested by US Marshals in Greensboro

Joshua Lewis Fortune

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man who allegedly barricaded himself inside a Greensboro residence Friday has been arrested, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals.

Joshua Lewis Fortune, 25, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force along with Greensboro police and the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office.

Fortune was wanted on more than 25 warrants and orders for arrest out of Alamance, Davidson and Guilford counties, the release said.

The charges range from multiple charges of possession of firearm by a felon, numerous charges of breaking and entering, larceny of firearm, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen property, misdemeanor larceny and multiple traffic offenses, including: speeding, reckless driving to endanger and driving while license revoked, the release said. Fortune also has an outstanding warrant for interfering with an electronic monitoring device which stemmed from Fortune allegedly cutting off his ankle monitor.

According to the release, the U.S. Marshals found out Fortune was at an address in the 3900 block of Sunnycrest Avenue Friday.

Officers approached the residence and knocked on the door, and could hear movement inside, but no one came to the door, the release said.

After barricading himself in the residence for about an hour, Fortune came out of the house and was arrested, the release said.

Fortune was placed in the Guilford County Jail.