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Fugitive from Los Angeles arrested in Las Vegas

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Updated: 10/18/2013 1:32 pm
LAS VEGAS — A fugitive wanted for a variety of crimes in Los Angeles was arrested in Las Vegas on Wednesday night after a fugitive investigation by Fugitive Task Forces in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Dontai Everidge of Lancaster, Calif., was on parole for assault with a firearm when he became the subject of an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

Everidge, a known pimp, allegedly escaped during a prostitution sting in Van Nuys, Calif., this year after assaulting a police officer while unsuccessfully attempting to grab the officer’s firearm.

Everidge was charged by the Los Angeles County district attorney with two counts of assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, one count of robbery, and one count of felony resisting arrest.

The fugitive investigation was conducted by the Los Angeles Fugitive Task Force, which is composed of agents and officers with the FBI; the Los Angeles Police Department; and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)-California Parolee Apprehension Team.

The arrest was made by the FBI’s Fugitive Task Force in Las Vegas, which is composed of agents and officers with the FBI, Henderson Police Department, and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Everidge will be extradited to Los Angeles by task force detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department to face prosecution.

— From news release


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