Accused sex offender extradited to Newtown after four years in hiding in the Marshall Islands

Accused sex offender extradited to Newtown after four years in hiding in the Marshall Islands

Newtown police have charged and captured a guy desired for 22 felony intercourse offenses after he hid from authorities for nearly four years within the Marshall isles.

Stephen Todd Sanders, 51, had been desired by three Connecticut authorities divisions and a Florida sheriff’s office for a number of intercourse offenses he allegedly committed against two girls in 2015, authorities stated Wednesday.

But Sanders fled the united states that year before he might be charged, eventually landing into the Marshall isles into the Pacific Ocean, a country that doesn’t have an extradition contract because of the united states of america.

Sanders remained here, simply away from reach of United states authorities, until he stepped to the islands’ U.S. embassy — and in to the jurisdiction associated with the U.S. Marshal Service — in very early September, Newtown Police Lt. Aaron Bahamonde stated belated Wednesday. Marshals grabbed him and extradited him back once again to Newtown, where he arrived and ended up being scheduled from the outstanding fees Wednesday. Continue reading “Accused sex offender extradited to Newtown after four years in hiding in the Marshall Islands”