Pressure from U.S. Marshals; WMW viewers lead accused woman abuser to surrender

miller1FUGITIVE CAPTURED Feb. 4, 2014 -- Seattle Police say Franklin “Frank” Miller surrendered Tuesday in Lynnwood, and was booked into the Snohomish County Jail. Over the last several days, Detectives with the Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force conducted interviews and surveillance at a home identified in numerous WMW viewer tips to Crime Stoppers. The combined pressure from the Task Force and being on Washington’s Most wanted led Miller to surrender. Thank you to all of the tipsters for helping law enforcement get him safely into custody. FUGITIVE WANTED BY U.S. MARSHALS IN SEATTLE Jan. 17, 2014 -- The U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force is on the hunt for Franklin 'Frank' Miller. He's accused of beating his ex-girlfriend at her apartment in north Seattle last summer, shoving her against a wall and punching her in the jaw. "A month later, he comes back and this time they get in an argument over the first offense," said retired detective Myrle Carner with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound. "This time he's not just punching her, he chokes her out, until she blacks out. This guy's dangerous.” It's not just the Marshals' task force that's after him. He's also wanted by the Department of Corrections in King County for escape, and by Lynnwood police for a different domestic violence assault case. Miller is a 29-year-old Native American who is believed to hiding out in the Lake City/north Seattle area. If you can help the task force track him down, call an anonymous tip into: CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest. CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers