Wednesday, 16 November 2022 16:45

US fugitive held in Jamaica after 10 years on the run

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A US fugitive said to be on the run for 10 years was held in a multi-agency operation in St James on Tuesday.

The 71 year-old American is wanted for child molestation in the US state of Georgia.

Information is that the man was held in Norwood, St James in a raid carried out by members of the Lotto Scam Task Force, Fugitive Apprehension Team, Counter Terrorism & Organized Crime Investigations Branch (CTOC), and the United States Marshals Service.

He is being processed at the Barnett Street Police Station and is expected to be extradited to the United States.