IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE

Fugitive Found, Faces Sex Charges

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
arrest

SCRANTON — A U.S. Marshal found and arrested Joshua Baker, 27, Friday in Manhattan, New York after Baker was on the run from authorities since October 20.

State police charged Baker, of Mehoopany, with five counts of various sexual assault offenses.  Troopers said Baker fled Mehoopany last Saturday to escape officers.

On October 24, investigators learned Baker may have traveled to New York by bus.  With the help of the U.S. Marshals, he was located on his arrival in Manhattan.

Baker is expected to be arraigned in New York and extradited back to Pennsylvania.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 98,361 other followers