Fugitive Captured in Meridian

A fugitive wanted in Toledo, Ohio, was arrested in Meridian by the FBI.

Officials said Alex Trussell, 21, of Meridian was arrested at a private residence without incident on Wednesday.

Trussell was wanted for unlawful flight to avoid confinement.

Prior to his escape in March 2003, Trussell was sentenced to prison time for aggravated burglary in Ohio.

He's held in the Lauderdale County Jail until extradition can be arranged.


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