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FBI Nabs Oklahoma Fugitive Charles Dyer In Texas

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Picture of digital billboard stating Dyer's capture. Picture of digital billboard stating Dyer's capture.
Charles Dyer was captured Thursday, August 25. Charles Dyer was captured Thursday, August 25.

LaShauna Sewell, News9.com

UPDATE: PECAN GROVE, Texas -- After a nationwide manhunt, the FBI has captured an Oklahoma fugitive wanted for sexually assaulting a child and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

8/15/11 Related Story: Oklahoma Ex-Marine Sparks Nationwide Manhunt

Charles Dyer, a 31-year-old ex-Marine from Duncan, was caught around 8 a.m. Thursday, August 25, about 30 miles southwest of Houston. Someone spotted a man matching his description walking in a neighborhood in Pecan Grove, Texas.

In his older mug shots, Dyer was bald and clean shaven. The man a Fort Bend County Sheriff's Deputy stopped and questioned on the street had close-cropped black hair and a beard.

After talking to the man for a few minutes, the deputy arrested him and took him to the Fort Bend County Jail. Authorities used a fingerprint check to confirm the man was Charles Dyer.

The FBI launched its search for Dyer after he failed to appear in court on August 15 on charges he raped a 7-year-old relative.

The agency deemed Dyer armed and dangerous, saying he's a member of a militia group called Oath Seekers. On Tuesday, August 23, the FBI put up digital billboards in 12 states to help find the ex-Marine.

8/23/11 Related Story: Digital Billboards Launched Nationwide To Catch Duncan Fugitive

 

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