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South Korean police arrest brother of fugitive ferry family boss

By Ju-min Park ANSEONG South Korea (Reuters) – The brother of a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds of school children drowned in April was arrested by police on Friday, police and prosecutors said. Yoo Byung-un, the 73-year-old fugitive businessman and photographer being sought by police, is still on the […]

Fugitive from Illinois captured in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. authorities and a fugitive task force in Puerto Rico have arrested an alleged sex offender from Illinois. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Panama arrests fugitive Ecuadoran ex-lawmaker

Police in Panama on Monday arrested a fugitive former opposition lawmaker from Ecuador who is wanted in his homeland for complicity to murder. Tito Galo Lara was taken into custody in the province of Veraguas, police spokeswoman Mara Rivera told AFP. Galo Lara, shackled and wearing a bullet-proof vest as he was taken into the […]

Daughter of fugitive Korean ferry tycoon arrested in France

The daughter of a fugitive Korean tycoon accused of being responsible for last month's ferry disaster has been arrested in France and will appear before a judge Wednesday, judicial sources told AFP. Yoo Som-Na, 47, was arrested Tuesday at her Paris residence under an international arrest warrant issued in connection with the investigation into a […]

German fugitive detained in Dominican tourist town

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Interpol agents in the Dominican Republic have taken into custody a suspected German fugitive in a popular tourist town of the Caribbean country. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Exclusive: Fugitive Thai minister says army led government into trap

By Martin Petty BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's top generals lured the former government and its supporters into a trap by arranging peace talks between political heavyweights then seizing power in a coup moments later, a deposed minister said on Sunday. Speaking to Reuters by telephone from an undisclosed location, ousted Education Minister Chaturon Chaisang said […]

Fugitive arrested at Puerto Rico mall; dozens flee

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico police say a federal fugitive has been arrested at the largest mall in the Caribbean after a scuffle with authorities that frightened dozens of shoppers who fled the scene. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Cops capture fugitive Lesotho ‘cannibal’

South African police have captured a 27-year-old prison escapee from Lesotho who has confessed to multiple murders and cannibalism, after a two year cross-border manhunt involving Interpol. Makhele Scott admitted to killing and eating two people in Lesotho in 2012, but escaped from Maseru Central Prison while awaiting trial. Earlier this month agents from Lesotho, […]

Church deacon, fugitive in 1981 killing, arrested in Texas

By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – A 78-year-old church deacon in Texas has been arrested for a Pennsylvania murder after 33 years as a fugitive, authorities said on Tuesday. Joseph Lewis Miller was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Mineola, Texas, on Monday and faces extradition for the 1981 killing in Harrisburg. If he fights […]

Fugitive in ’81 Pennsylvania death nabbed in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News