Fugitives

November 19, 2018 - 8:33 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A treasure hunter has taken back a pledge to turn over 500 missing coins minted from gold found in a shipwreck off the South Carolina coast. The Columbus Dispatch reports Tommy Thompson agreed last week to deliver the coins to a court-appointed receiver by Sunday to settle a...
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November 18, 2018 - 3:05 pm
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas. Hidalgo County prosecutors say in a news release that 35-year-old Oscar Davila Rodriguez was returned to the U.S. Wednesday. The statement didn't...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, Nikola Gruevski, former country's Prime Minister and now a lawmaker of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, looks on in Macedonian Parliament in the capital Skopje. Macedonia says the country will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption. The ministry responded nearly five hours after Gruevski announced he was in Budapest in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Nov. 13 as police continued searches in the capital Skopje to try and locate him. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file)
November 14, 2018 - 11:53 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the former prime minister who fled Macedonia (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The fugitive Macedonian former prime minister's conservative party says he should not have fled to Hungary, even though the party called him a victim of persecution. The VMRO-DPMNE party...
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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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