FUGITIVE CAUGHT: Man Eluded Arrest For 17 Years

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A drug suspect wanted in Arizona has been arrested in Storm lake after 17 years in hiding.

Officers arrested 40-year-old Jesus Carlos Soto Wednesday at a construction site. He’s been working in the area under another name.

The warrants out of Arizona were issued in 1997. They allege possession of marijuana and other narcotics for sale.

Storm Lake police also added charges for identity theft and providing false information to law enforcement.

Soto is being held in the Buena Vista County Jail.