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Police arrest fugitive from Idaho


September 10, 2020

A 38-year-old man with an outstanding warrant arrest for sex crimes in Idaho was apprehended at the Chilkat Lake landing on Monday, Sept. 7.

The man was wanted for two counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery on a minor. The law applies to children aged 16 and 17. A Haines Borough Police Department press release stated that Alaska State Troopers, borough officers and the Bonner County Sherriff’s Department contacted the man at the lake landing around 1 p.m. Monday.

“(He) will be transported to Lemon Creek Correctional Center pending extradition,” the press release states. “(He) was additionally charged with being a fugitive from justice and transported to and lodged at the Haines Rural Jail Facility.


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