MPD Arrests Pennsylvania Fugitive

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say they arrested a fugitive after answering a routine call.

23-year-old Joseph C. Allen of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was charged as a fugitive from justice Monday.

The MPD says Allen was taken into custody at a local store when patrol officers responded to a call about a suspicious person.

The original charge against Allen was burglary. He's held without bond.