Fugitives

May 08, 2018 - 5:21 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the sexual assault trial of a former New Jersey church pastor who is already serving prison terms for assault and bail jumping. NJ.com reports that Hudson County jurors reported a deadlock Friday and were asked to keep deliberating, but told...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:39 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A fugitive who was arrested walking across a remote part of the U.S.-Canada border will face charges dating back to 1989 that he was a member of a trafficking ring that smuggled more than 120 tons of drugs into the country from around the globe. Jacob Moritz appeared in U.S...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017 file photo Ursula Haverbeck, sitting in the court room of the District Court waiting for her appeal hearing in Detmold, Germany. A group of Holocaust survivors has urged the German authorities to search for a notorious neo-Nazi who didn’t show up to begin her prison sentence last week. The International Auschwitz Committee said Sunday May 6, 2018 it hopes that 89-year-old Ursula Haverbeck, who has been sentenced to two years of prison for incitement, will soon be found. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP,file)
May 06, 2018 - 11:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Holocaust survivors' group is urging German authorities to intensify their search for a notorious neo-Nazi who didn't show up for her prison sentence. The International Auschwitz Committee said Sunday it hopes that Ursula Haverbeck, 89, who has been sentenced to two years in prison...
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In this photo released Saturday May 5, 2018, by the UK National Crime Agency announcing the capture of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives Jamie Acourt, who was detained in Barcelona, Spain, in joint operation carried out by UK and Spanish police. A statement from UK National Crime Agency, says Acourt was detained on a European Arrest Warrant and "is believed to be involved in the large-scale supply of drugs." (UK National Crime Agency via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 6:29 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's most wanted fugitives, accused of drug offenses, was captured in Spain, authorities said. Police detained 41-year-old Jamie Acourt as he left a gym in Barcelona on Friday afternoon, Britain's National Crime Agency said. The joint operation was carried out by the crime...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the South Padre Island Police Department shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who was arrested by federal deputy marshals April 19, 2018, at a restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas in connection with the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband. Authorities say Riess, a Minnesota grandma, who led authorities on a cross-country manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband took steps to conceal a second death in Florida. New details in the case of Riess detail her steps in Fort Myers, Fla., where she allegedly killed a woman because she wanted to assume her identity. (South Padre Island Police Department via AP, File)
May 03, 2018 - 5:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The son of a Minnesota woman suspected of fatally shooting her husband then killing a Florida woman and stealing her identity says she is a "good lady" but "had her own demons" including a gambling addiction, according to an interview to be aired Thursday. Braden Riess, 30,...
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This photo released by the Maine State Police shows an officer holding John Williams for an identification photo as he was being apprehended Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. Williams was wanted in the fatal shooting of Somerset County Sheriff's Deputy Eugene Cole early Wednesday after the two had an encounter on a darkened road in Norridgewock. Officials said the 29-year-old Madison man also stole Cole's cruiser and robbed a convenience store. (Maine State Police via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 10:04 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy was arrested Saturday outside a remote cabin, ending an intense manhunt in its fourth day in the woods of central Maine. A law enforcement team used the slain deputy's handcuffs to arrest 29-year-old John Williams in a symbolic...
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Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster, foreground, and Maine State Police Lt. Col. John Cote hold a briefing near the Norridgewock, Maine, Fire Department on Friday, April 27, 2018. Police are still searching for John Williams, wanted in the shooting death of Somerset County Sheriff's Deputy Eugene Cole Wednesday.(Michael G. Seamans/Waterville Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — The fugitive suspected in the killing of a Maine deputy might be interested in talking to authorities, police said Friday. The shooting of Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole early Wednesday morning in Norridgewock has triggered an intensive search for 29-year-old John...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the South Padre Island Police Department shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who was arrested by federal deputy marshals April 19, 2018, at a restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas in connection with the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband. Riess will attend an extradition hearing Monday, April 23, 2018, to send her to Florida. (South Padre Island Police Department via AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 7:49 pm
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — It will be first come, first served for two states wanting to take custody of a Minnesota woman who is suspected in two killings, a Texas judge ruled Monday. Lois Riess waived extradition before the judge in Brownsville, Texas. The 56-year-old fugitive was the subject of a...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:53 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Police spokesman Rob van der Veen confirmed Monday that Sindri Thor Stefansson was arrested Sunday...
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This photo provided by the South Padre Island Police Department shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who was arrested by federal deputy marshals Thursday, April 19, 2018, at a restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas. Investigators believe she killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida where she used the same gun to slay her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity. Riess had been on the run since at least late March. (South Padre Island Police Department via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 12:11 pm
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A tip-off in a Texas resort town led to the arrest of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, police said Friday. Two federal deputy...
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