Violent Rape Suspect Arrested by US Marshal Fugitive Task Force
Albuquerque, N.M. – On June 2, 2022, a Felony Arrest Warrant was issued in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court charging David Henri Deruyver with Attempt to Commit a Criminal Sexual Penetration, Aggravated Battery and False Imprisonment.
According to court documents, the case originated back in 2021 when a platonic friend of Deruyver reported being raped and beat by Deruyver at his house. APD Detectives built a case through witness statements and medical screenings.
On 8th June 2022, the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Task Force (USMS-SWIFT) adopted the warrant, with an Albuquerque Police Department Detective assigned Lead Investigator.
On June 22, 2022, USMS-SWIFT elements located and positively identified Deruyver at a residence in the International District of Albuquerque. Deruyver was arrested without incident.
“The U.S. Marshals Service knows the importance of our taskforce team members. Our joint taskforce works daily to investigate and apprehend many violent repeat offenders,” said Vincent Gambone, Commander - USMS SWIFT.
“Today was no different. Together, we are making our community safer,” said Gambone.
This arrest is the result of a joint law enforcement effort, including the Albuquerque Police Department, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police, New Mexico Department of Corrections-Probation & Parole (STIU), the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Marshals Service.