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Wanted fugitive arrested in Port Angeles

March 9th, 2017 - 05:30 am

(Port Angeles) – Port Angeles police have arrested a fugitive recently featured on Washington's Most Wanted.

Early this morning, Jon Heckathorn was taken into custody.

Police say an officer saw a vehicle traveling westbound on Front St. The vehicle did not have a valid license plate. During the traffic stop, the officer recognized the passenger in the front seat as Heckathorn. He was arrested and booked into the jail for a series of warrants related to burglary, theft and domestic violence.

Heckathorn was also booked on new burglary, theft and firearms charges.

Heckathorn had recently been featured on Washington’s Most Wanted. He had eluded capture for weeks and at times mocked those looking for him using his social media pages.

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