Tennessee Fugitive Apprehended Trying to Enter US from Canada

In a late-night operation at the Champlain Port of Entry in Northern New York, authorities intercepted and arrested a wanted fugitive attempting to cross into the United States from Canada.

The apprehension took place around 11:45 p.m., with law enforcement officers from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and Customs and Border Protection working in tandem.

The individual in question, identified as 26-year-old Antwon Jones from Lamar, Mississippi, was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun at the time of his arrest.

Upon conducting a background check, authorities discovered that Jones was subject to an active arrest warrant issued in Tennessee. The warrant pertained to serious charges, including aggravated child abuse and criminally negligent homicide.

Following his apprehension, Jones was promptly brought before a court in Champlain to face legal proceedings. He was formally charged with offenses related to the possession of the firearm and being a fugitive from justice.

Tennessee Fugitive Apprehended Trying to Enter US from Canada

Due to the severity of the charges and the active warrant against him, Jones was ordered to be held without bail pending extradition proceedings.

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This incident highlights the vigilance and cooperation among law enforcement agencies in safeguarding the borders and apprehending individuals wanted for serious crimes, ensuring the safety and security of communities across state lines.

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