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Fugitive found hiding in a closet in Mass.

March 04. 2014 11:23AM

A man featured as last week's Fugitive of the Week was found hiding in an apartment closet in Revere, Mass., Monday morning and arrested.

Lonnie Eugene Jones, 46, was wanted on warrants from Hillsborough County for a parole violation on original offenses of second-degree assault and simple assault. Jones, who is also known as Lawrence Jones, last was known to have ties to the Nashua area.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office asked for the task force's help in locating and arresting Jones.

Based on tips and information developed in the investigation, officials determined Jones was residing in an apartment in the 200 block of Beach Street in Revere.

On Monday, Jones was located hiding in a closet in the building and arrested without further incident.

He will be held at the Suffolk County Jail pending his initial court appearance on all of the outstanding warrants and will be returned to New Hampshire once the Massachusetts cases are resolved.

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