Fugitive arrested in Juneau

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) A 28 year old Juneau man wanted for escape charges in Washington State could not escape Alaska Wildlife Troopers Sunday.

    A dispatch from Troopers said Joshua Mitchell, was stopped in a 1982 Chevrolet pickup due to an equipment violation near the Safeway grocery plaza.  The investigation found that Mr. Mitchell had an outstanding extraditable warrant for escape charges.  He was placed under arrest as a fugitive from justice, transported to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and will await an extradition hearing.

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