Latest Fugitives News

Man suspected in shooting death arrested at Jackson airport

Jul. 22, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man suspected of participating in a burglary that left a woman dead has been arrested. Local news outlets report Adrian Smith was arrested Monday at the Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport. Smith and Jatavious Berry have been arrested on capital murder charges in...

Man wanted in Pennsylvania drug case arrested in Connecticut

Jul. 19, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Vernon say they've arrested a man wanted in Pennsylvania for allegedly distributing drugs that led to the death of a child last year. Vernon Police and the East Central Narcotics Task Force arrested Thomas Keogh, of Vernon, Friday and charged him as a fugitive from justice....

Fans in Italy root for clever brown bear to elude captivity

Jul. 17, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A brown bear in Italy has eluded capture for a third day, following its escape from an electrified enclosure in a forested Alpine region. Appeals mounted urging authorities not to shoot it. It's not clear how the bear got past an electrified fence, then scaled a nearly 4-meter (13-foot) high...

Police: Fugitive shoots self as marshals try to arrest him

Jul. 16, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A man wanted in South Carolina has died after he apparently shot himself during a standoff with authorities in Alabama. Al.com reports the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force tried to take the 56-year-old suspect into custody in unincorporated Fosters, Alabama,...

Spain arrests suspect sought by Venezuela for deadly arson

Jul. 11, 2019 9:42 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish National Court spokesman says that a man sought by Venezuela for allegedly burning a 22-year-old man during anti-government protests two years ago has been jailed in Madrid. Enzo Franchini Oliveros' arrest was first announced on Wednesday by Venezuela's top prosecutor, Tarek William...

Swedish court will not extradite fugitive sought by China

Jul. 9, 2019 5:41 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's top court said Tuesday it won't extradite a fugitive to China, saying he risks the death penalty, torture or degrading treatment that would violate the European Convention on Human Rights. The Supreme Court said the extradition of Qiao Jianjun "cannot take place," adding...

Girlfriend of Georgia man accused of murder reported missing

Jul. 8, 2019 7:16 AM EDT

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The girlfriend of a Georgia fugitive in a hit-and-run death is now herself reported missing. The Newtown County Sheriff's Office told news outlets Kendra Browning was reported missing on Saturday. They believe she left willingly with her boyfriend Joshua Anderson. Deputy Michael Gregg...

Fugitive from Iowa arrested on reservation ranch in Montana

Jul. 6, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Iowa man who eluded authorities for almost eight years after his indictment on federal firearms charges has been apprehended at a remote ranch on a Montana Indian reservation. Michael Duane Strain of Lime Springs, Iowa, made an initial court appearance Friday in U.S. District...

Manhunt in Missouri for Oklahoma pair after child found dead

Jul. 3, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

ALTUS, Okla. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Wednesday in Missouri for a couple wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition. St. Louis police on Tuesday asked for the public's help in locating Hakim Mustafa...

Insurance fraud fugitive returned to US, faces new charges

Jul. 2, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Southern California woman who fled to Israel with her physician husband after they were charged with insurance fraud has been returned to the US. The US Attorney's Office says 67-year-old Linda Morrow appeared in a Santa Ana courtroom Monday and pleaded not guilty...