Viewer tip leads to arrest of wanted fugitive

Most Wanted

A 17 News viewer tip has led to the arrest of a fugitive featured last week as one of the Golden Empire’s most wanted.

Ricardo Avila, was wanted for a parole violation. The U.S. Marshals say his criminal history included drug crimes, lewd acts with a child and assault with a gun.

Avila was arrested Thursday morning, the Marshals service said.

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