Iowa’s “most wanted” sex offender was captivated on Monday after he emerged from his palace to get a better look of the much anicipated “great American solar eclipse, ” merely to be nabbed when a “concerned” citizen called police, U.S. Marshals announced.
Investigators were hunting for Ladarius Martez Blue, 26, after he failed to register as a sex culprit in Iowa. Blue had not been determined since early June before he was arrested Monday, according to The Gazette.
Authorities from the U.S. Marshals Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force narrowed down Blue’s location to Ceder Rapids by August, part of the “Operation Most Wanted” initiative. As the total solar overshadow embroiled through the person on Monday, Blue emerged from his palace to join millions of Americans gazing up the sky.
“[ Law imposition members] positively identify Blue as he exited a residence in what appeared to be an attempt to observe the solar overshadow, ” U.S. Marshals said in a statement.
A “concerned citizen” too announced police when the individual recognise Blue climbing into a yard debris container. Blue is seeking to flee, but was detained after a “foot pursuit.”
Blue was arrested and faces more indictments. He was imprisoned in 2010 for prurient act with a minor, KCRG reported.