Alaska State Troopers say they have arrested a California fugitive from justice.
Victor Lopez, Jr., 27, of Stockton, California was taken into custody at Ocean Beauty Seafood’s Excursion Inlet plant on Tuesday.
Lopez was arrested on a $10,000 Alaska warrant after a tip from California authroities. They had issued a $610,000 warrant on a dangerous drugs charge.
Lopez was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center to await court proceedings.
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