Burlington, VT - The U.S. Marshals
Service Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) arrested a Virginia
fugitive who was wanted for a multitude of sexual crimes against a child.
Walter Montenegro, 38, of Burlington, Vermont was arrested in the evening
hours on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Burlington when located by Deputy U.S.
Marshals and Vermont State Police. Montenegro has been on the run since the
end of March, 2013 and his whereabouts were unknown. Four felony warrants
for Montenegro were issued at the end of March, 2013 by the Prince William
County Police Department in Virginia, charging him with: Indecent liberties
with a child; Use of a communication system to solicit a child under 15;
Solicitation of a child under 15 to perform child pornography and possession
of child pornography with intent to distribute.
The U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Task Force contacted the
VVOTF in late March and asked for assistance in locating and apprehending
Montenegro was held on a $50,000 bail last night and lodged at the
Chittenden County Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington, VT. He
is expected to go before a Vermont Superior Court judge in Chittenden County
today as a Fugitive from Justice.
Montenegro’s arrest was a result of a culmination of investigative efforts
by the U.S. Marshals VVOTF, the Vermont State Police and the U.S. Marshal
Service, Capital Area Regional Task Force in Virginia.
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