Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a fugitive
wanted by the State of Vermont for failure to appear on an underlying
child pornography case.
Jose Paul Agorrea Chammas, 29, of
Burlington, Vermont was arrested on September 12, 2018 in South
Burlington, Vermont when confronted by Deputy U.S. Marshals and the
South Burlington Police.
Agorrea’s case began in July 2016 when
arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit for one
felony count and five misdemeanor counts of possession of child
pornography. This offense carries a maximum sentence of fifteen years.
Agorrea failed to appear for his jury trial on May 22, 2017 and has been
a fugitive since.
On September 04, 2018, The U.S. Marshals
Service offered assistance to the Vermont Attorney General’s Office with
the apprehension of Agorrea.
Agorrea was actively evading arrest
from law enforcement until apprehended by Deputy U.S. Marshals and
Officers from the South Burlington Police Department.
was the result of a culmination of investigative efforts by the U.S.
Marshals, Vermont Attorney General’s Office and the South Burlington
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