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For Immediate Release

June 19, 2014 John Curtis, Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Vermont (802) 951-6271
U.S. Marshals Arrest Absconded Parolee Wanted for Sex Offense

Burlington, VT - The U.S. Marshals Service Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) arrested a Vermont fugitive who was wanted for Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child and a Parole Violation.

Ricky Waite, 53, of Burlington, Vermont was arrested on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Bristol, Vermont when located by task force members. Ricky Waite has been on the run since the end of May after being charged with Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child stemming from a Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations (CUSI) investigation.

Waite, who is on Parole, violated the terms of his Parole and a second arrest warrant was issued for him. When arrested, it was determined that he was living under an alias and had altered his physical appearance.

Waite’s arrest was a result of a culmination of investigative efforts by the U.S. Marshals VVOTF and the Vermont State Police.

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