||(CNN) -- A Kentucky man who had been on the lam for more
than a year after he was released from jail to donate a kidney
to his son was captured in Mexico on Wednesday, a deputy U.S.
Marshal said. Byron Perkins and his girlfriend, Lee
Ann Howard, were captured in Puerto Vallarta on Mexico's Pacific
coast, said Deputy U.S. Marshal Dawn Izgarjan.
||Secret Service agents stormed Carter's house and arrested
him on a 42-count indictment accusing him of using forgery and
identity theft on a cross-country crime binge involving
mortgage fraud, bank fraud and money laundering. Atop
the Secret Service most-wanted list since he and another
girlfriend, Rebecca M. Hauck, were indicted in Atlanta, Cox
was captured last week after a tip from a suspicious retiree who
occasionally babysat the 4-year-old son of Cox's new girlfriend.
||Thompson was wanted by the Mississippi Department of
Corrections for violating his probation and by the Rankin County
(Mississippi) Sheriffs Office for failure to register as a
sexual offender. Thomson was originally charged with raping
a 12 year old child and ultimately convicted of touching a child
for lustful purposes. Thompson was taken into custody by U.S.
Marshals and officers from the Springfield Police Department.
Also residing in the house with Thompson was his girlfriend
and her infant child. The girlfriend informed Marshals that
Thompson had never told her about his criminal past or his
status as a sexual predator.
They were a nice, older couple -- the
75-year-old gentleman and his attractive
girlfriend in her 60s -- who always paid
the rent on time, in cash, on their town
house in a small Kentucky town and who
kept the place spic-and-span. On
Friday morning, the FBI identified him
after an international manhunt: Frank
"The German" Schweihs, reputed
Chicago mob assassin. Schweihs was
arrested Friday morning in Berea, Ky.,
just outside Lexington, as he was
leaving the town house he had shared for
several months with his girlfriend,
BELLEVILLE, Ind. -- A Pennsylvania
teenager suspected of killing his
girlfriend's parents in an argument
over her curfew was captured in
Indiana on Monday with the girl in
his car after a police chase that ended
in a crash. David Ludwig, 18, and
Kara Beth Borden were taken into custody
around midday after he crashed his
parents' car head-on into a tree in
Belleville, some 600 miles from where
the killings took place.
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