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Canadian Bike Cops Nab One of America's Most Wanted

Katay-Khaophone Sychanta may face extradition to US

(Newser) - Montreal police have just earned a heap of respect for bicycle cops everywhere. Two cycling police officers were patrolling a Montreal bike path last Wednesday when they spotted two men they suspected of having drugs, police say. The suspects took off running and the officers pursued, one eventually jumping off... More »

One of America's Most Wanted Caught in Virginia

MS-13 gang member wanted on suspicion of murder

(Newser) - A New Jersey murder suspect who was recently added to the FBI's Most Wanted Fugitives list has been captured in Virginia, the AP reports. Federal authorities announced Saturday that Walter Yovany Gomez was arrested Friday in Woodbridge, thanks in part to tips from the public. They will now seek... More »

FBI: Bunker of 'America's Most Wanted' Perp Found

Bradley Steven Robinett, 46, apparently set up shop near a lake in Washington state

(Newser) - Using clues that "read almost like a childhood treasure hunt," local police and federal agents have uncovered what they believe was a fugitive's underground bunker near Washington's Lake Sammamish, KOMO reports. Authorities say they think the moldy, garbage-strewn hideout was at some point built and used... More »

Ponzi Schemers Busted After 12 Years On the Run

Illinois 'mini-Madoffs' found in small Arizona town

(Newser) - An Illinois couple who ripped off friends, family, and elderly people in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme has been arrested in Arizona, 12 years after they fled their home state before they could be sentenced on fraud and money laundering charges. Nelson Grant Hallahan, 65, and wife Janet Hallahan, 54,... More »

Did Jeffrey Dahmer Murder Adam Walsh?

Evidence links serial killer, America's Most Wanted host's son

(Newser) - In 2008, police in Hollywood, Fla., announced they had confirmed the identity of the man who abducted and murdered Adam Walsh: Otis Toole, a longtime suspect in the 1981 crime who had died in 1996. But a Miami Herald investigation suggests a link between the disappearance of the 6-year-old—whose... More »

Murder of Most Wanted Host's Son Solved

Convicted pedophile who died in jail was behind brutal 1981 kidnap/torture case

(Newser) - The man who kidnapped and beheaded America’s Most Wanted host John Walsh’s son in 1981 has been identified, CNN reports. “Ottis Toole was the abductor and murderer of Adam Walsh,” Florida police said today. Toole, long suspected of the crime, died in prison in 1996. “... More »

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