Fugitives

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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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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