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VT Fugitive Arrested in Massachusetts
By Joe Gullo
Credit: U.S. Marshal Service
BURLINGTON, Vt. - The U.S. Marshals arrested a Vermont fugitive in Pittsfield, Massachusetts early Thursday morning.
A press release says Evan Cox, 28, of Springfield, Vt., was wanted for seven counts of 1st degree aggravated domestic assault, possession of cocaine, and possession of marijuana.
When Cox was arrested police say they found three loaded hand guns, two bullet proof vests, one vest with ceramic protection plates, a Kevlar helmet, a stun gun, several grams of crack cocaine, a large amount of marijuana, a large amount of PCP, digital scales, packaging material, and approximately $30,000 in U.S. currency.
Authorities also arrested Radell Johnson, 28, of West Haven, Conn., on various state criminal charges.
Cox was arraigned on Massachusetts State charges stemming from the items recovered and also as a Fugitive from Justice. Johnson was arraigned on Massachusetts State charges stemming from the items recovered.
Cox had been on the run since February 2011.