Fugitive From DC Caught In NC

A fugitive wanted in the nation's capital is now behind bars after deputies say they caught him scoping out some homes.

Halifax County Sheriff deputies arrested Anthony Ellis and charged him with being a fugitive in North Carolina.

Warrants had been issued for Ellis out of DC for firearms violations.

Deputies say Ellis seemed to be casing houses in the area when they spotted him and arrested him.

He is being held in a Halifax Jail under no bond.


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  • by D on Sep 14, 2009 at 09:14 AM
    And to think I was working with this guy nearly everyday.
  • by PUREBRE on Sep 14, 2009 at 05:47 AM
    GREAT JOB HALIFAX COUNTY DEPUTIES.YOU NEED TO TAKE OVER THE GREENVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT.I'M GLAD HE WAS NOT PROWLING AROUND MY HOUSE.I HAVE KIDS.I WOULD'NT WANT TO GO TO JAIL OVER A FIRST CLASS CITIZEN LIKE THIS.BUT WOULD IN A HEART BEAT TO PROTECT MY FAMILY AND POSSESSIONS.
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