K. Mennem 7:17 p.m., June 17
A United States fugitive wanted for drug related charges was arrested in San Felipe, Baja California on Friday, August 31st. David Park, the 58 year old fugitive, had recently been spotted in Mexicali and San Felipe.
The state police of Baja California have worked hand in hand with U.S. authorities in apprehending international fugitives. Alfredo Arenas Moreno, the coordinator of the international unit, stated that 72 fugitives have been captured in 2012 so far.
Park was immediately handed over to United States authorities to face charges on distributing methamphetamine.