Latest Fugitives News

FBI says fugitive has been extradited from Mexico to Tucson

Dec. 05, 2022 17:10 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fugitive wanted for his involvement in a criminal drug enterprise has been extradited from Mexico and returned to Tucson, but his wife and another co-conspirator remain at large, according to the FBI. Authorities said 45-year-old Manuel Gortari-Redondo was...

Ringleaders in massive COVID fraud extradited to US

Nov. 18, 2022 19:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles couple who fled to Europe after being convicted of running a fraud ring that stole $18 million in COVID-19 aid money were returned to the United States to face prison, authorities announced Friday. Richard Ayvazyan and his wife, Marietta Terabelian,...

Syrian group claims capture of Italian drug trafficker

Nov. 17, 2022 15:26 PM EST

ROME (AP) — A Syrian group is claiming to have captured one of Europe’s most-wanted drug traffickers back in March, just days after Italy’s justice minister thanked the United Arab Emirates for its role in his arrest and extradition to Italy this week. The circumstances...

UK court: Arrested man is US fugitive wanted on rape claim

Nov. 11, 2022 10:34 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A judge in Scotland ruled Friday that a man who has spent almost a year fighting extradition to the United States is Nicholas Rossi, a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. The suspect was arrested in December 2021 at a Glasgow...

Indian tycoon Nirav Modi loses extradition appeal in UK

Nov. 09, 2022 12:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi on Wednesday lost an appeal of a British court's ruling that he should be extradited from the U.K. to India to face allegations he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud. Two High Court judges upheld a lower court's ruling that the...

3 arrested in Florida weeks after Georgia jail breakout

Nov. 03, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two escapees from a Georgia jail and a girlfriend wanted for aiding their breakout have been arrested in Florida's capital city. WCTV-TV reported that John Mincey, Meahki Carter and Ezreyah Bragdon were all taken into custody Wednesday in Tallahassee. ...

Authorities: Armed fugitive killed by US Marshal in Missouri

Oct. 27, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who had walked away from a halfway house in Kansas last month was fatally shot by a U.S. Marshal after he pointed a gun at authorities who had tracked him down, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Joshua Bailes, 40, was killed Wednesday afternoon...

Couple wanted in Arizona, Nevada murder cases found dead

Oct. 23, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A couple wanted in connection with murder cases in Arizona and Nevada has been found dead in a desert area southeast of Kingman, according to authorities. Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives said the bodies of 26-year-old Hunter McGuire and his girlfriend,...

Person of interest in killing arrested as a fugitive

Oct. 13, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man described as a person of interest in an unsolved homicide in New Hampshire was ordered held without bail Thursday after he was arrested in Vermont on a charge of being a fugitive from justice from Utah. Logan Clegg, 26, who was described as homeless,...

Italy: Eritrea fugitive to be prosecuted for human smuggling

Oct. 12, 2022 05:17 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — An Eritrean fugitive is being extradited to Italy to face human trafficking charges after he was picked up at Ethiopia's airport trying to board a flight for Australia, Italian police said Wednesday. Ghebremehdhin Temesghen Ghebru, 35, is accused of helping run a human...