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Man Wanted For Felony Child Molestation Taken Into Custody In Suffolk

Suffolk County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man for alleged child molestation.
Suffolk County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man for alleged child molestation. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Sheriff

A fugitive wanted for alleged child molestation is in police custody after being busted on Long Island.

Suffolk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Riverhead resident Eduardo Garcia, 64, who was a fugitive from justice and wanted in the state of Georgia for a felony child molestation charge.

Officials said that deputies located Garcia in Riverhead, and he was taken into custody without incident. He is scheduled to be extradited back to Georgia at an undisclosed date to face prosecution for the child molestation charge.

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