Fugitives

October 12, 2018 - 7:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina couple on the run from drug charges for nearly 19 years is in custody after law officers tracked them down to a beach resort in western Mexico. U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that agents last week arrested 61-year-old Robert Edward Freer and his wife, 52-...
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August 21, 2018 - 1:08 pm
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 23-year-old fugitive wanted on a murder charge in South Carolina has been taken into custody in Connecticut. The U.S. Marshals Service says Andrew Evins is suspected of shooting 23-year-old Jervaughn McKins in the abdomen Aug. 12 in Eutawville, South Carolina. McKins was...
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July 29, 2018 - 1:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says a former police officer who was among the country's top 100 international fugitives has returned from the United States to face charges of taking bribes. The Xinhua News Agency says Zhang Yongguang, who worked in a police station in the southern cit...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:59 am
MIAMI (AP) — A third suspect in shooting death of rap star XXXTentacion was arrested by a fugitive task force in Georgia.
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont attends a meeting with lawmakers of his party, Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia), in Berlin, Germany. A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
July 19, 2018 - 9:45 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting the Catalonia region's independence, including former regional president Carles Puigdemont. Puigdemont fled to Belgium to avoid arrest...
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This photo made available by the Richland County Sheriff's Office, SC., shows Randy Scott under arrest, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Scott, a former Columbia, S.C., Police Chief, was arrested on a drug charge. (Richland County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:23 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former police chief of one of South Carolina's largest cities faces a drug charge after authorities found a fugitive in his home. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott says deputies found methamphetamine in former Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott's bedroom Tuesday as they...
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor wave to their supporters as they exit the High Court of Malaya, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, July 9, 2018. Najib was charged last Wednesday with criminal breach of trust and corruption, two months after a multibillion-dollar graft scandal at a state investment fund led to his stunning election defeat. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
July 11, 2018 - 3:36 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Wednesday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, a suspect in the looting of state investment fund 1MDB, has fled Macau to an unknown destination. Malaysian authorities have been pursuing Low, known just as Jho Low, since a new government...
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In this Thursday, May 31, 2018 photo, former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed interacts with supporters in Maldives through a Skype call from his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Maldives first democratically elected leader, now living in exile, is reaching out to supporters in an online campaign as he hopes for the near-impossible: Another term as president. His prison sentence disqualifies him from running, and he’d be locked up if he tried to campaign back in his archipelago homeland but he's not giving up. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
June 01, 2018 - 8:50 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — He's a convicted criminal who lives in exile, a fugitive who hopes for the near-impossible: the presidency of the Maldives. The odds are stacked against Mohamed Nasheed. His 13-year prison sentence disqualifies him from running for political office, and he'd be quickly...
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May 12, 2018 - 1:50 pm
LYONS, N.Y. (AP) — A fugitive who's wanted in North Carolina accidentally dialed 911 while he was in upstate New York, and he's now behind bars. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff's office arrested 53-year-old Jesse Graham on Friday night in Lyons, a town east...
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May 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI says a fugitive wanted for a murder in Georgia 22 years ago has been captured in El Salvador. The arrest of 51-year-old Hector Ulises Garay was announced Wednesday by David LeValley, who heads the FBI office in Atlanta. Garay is suspected of killing Adalberto Salines during...
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