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Man wanted by U. S. Marshal's Service arrested in county
Houston County Courier

A 40-year-old man wanted by the U. S. Marshal's Service (USMS) for alleged illegal entry was arrested by the Houston County Sheriff's Office Thursday, May 30. After receiving notification from the USMS on May 30 that Melisio Lopez-Urbina aka Ruben may be in Houston County, local deputies began searching for Lopez-Urbina at locations where Lopez- Urbina was reported to be staying. HCSO deputies also had a description of a vehicle in which Lopez-Urbina was believed to be traveling. A traffic stop was initiated and upon contact with the vehicle, the Lopez- Urbina was located in the bed of the pickup. He was arrested and transported to the Houston County Jail on charges of Illegal Entry out of Val Verde County. Lopez-Urbina was picked up by the U.S. Marshal Service on May 31. Other charges may be forth coming for Urbina, according to the HCSO.


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