40-year Fugitive from North Carolina Captured in Waterloo
Authorities say a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina. The Charlotte Observer reports that 68 year-old Ronald Carnes was arrested after the Iowa Transportation Department's facial recognition system flagged his driver's license photo. Carnes was convicted of robbery in the Winston-Salem area in 1970 and sentenced to 20 years. He escaped from prison in August 1973. The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says Carnes was charged Monday with committing fraudulent practices, possession of weapons by a felon and possession of a fictitious license. North Carolina officials say they're working to extradite Carnes.