Sunday, July 15, 2012

U.S. Marshals Service Captures Most-Wanted Fugitive in Cancun, Mexico


The U.S. Marshal's Service released the below information on Friday:

Washington – U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive Vincent Legrend Walters, age 45, has been captured in Cancun, Mexico, after nearly 24 years on the run.

Deputy U.S. Marshals in San Diego recently developed information which indicated that Walters was residing in Cancun, Mexico. Further investigation revealed that Walters was using the alias of Oscar Rivera and working at the Cancun International Airport. Marshals Service investigators also learned that Walters had boasted to people that he was a fugitive from San Diego and wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service.

“... The U.S. Marshals are thrilled with the capture of this violent fugitive,” said Steven Stafford, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of California. “This is a prime example of the sheer determination and persistence we have when tracking down a wanted criminal.”

You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:

http://www.usmarshals.gov/investigations/most_wanted/walters/walters-cap.htm

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