Fugitives Rounded Up in Twin Tiers
Law enforcement agencies in the Twin Tiers have been busy over the past several days tracking down suspects who are the run from the law.
One of New York State’s 100 Most Wanted is back in custody after he reportedly violated the condition of his parole.
Registered level two sex offender, 52 year old Jerry Hopkins was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshall’s New York/ New Jersey Regional Task Force and the New York State Department of Community Supervision.
Authorities searched several homes in Broome County before finding Hopkins in a wooded area off Riverside Drive in the Town of Union.
He had been released from prison May 10, 2012 and disappeared.
Meanwhile, a fugitive wanted in Pennsylvania on conspiracy and manufacture of methamphetamine charges, is in custody. Andrew Miner was located in Binghamton and charged as a fugitive from justice.
And, a man wanted, after fleeing the law in Ohio, is in the Broome County Jail awaiting extradition.
Johnson City Police arrested 32 year old Jose’ Perez of Johnson City on a parole violation. It was in relation to the original charges of kidnapping, robbery and an incident involving manslaughter.