WATERTOWN, N.Y. – State police have arrested a North Carolina man, who was a fugitive, after he fled into the woods during a traffic stop on Monday.
Police stopped a vehicle on Route 37 in the town of Pamelia for no rear license plate around 8 a.m. Monday. A man then jumped out of the rear passenger side of the vehicle and ran into the woods.
Officers found an ID during their search, identifying Sherwin L. Tann Jr., 23, of Murfreesboro, N.C. as the suspect. After checking his name in the system, they found he was wanted in North Carolina for robbery.
With the help of state police aviation, K9 and a police drone, Tann was found hiding under a pine tree in a nearby swamp and was taken into custody.
Tann was charged as a fugitive from justice, arraigned in the town of Pamelia Court and remanded to the Jefferson County Jail without bail.
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