- Feds catch up with 3rd man who jumped bond just before guilty verdict in major Detroit drug trial
Feds catch up with 3rd man who jumped bond just before guilty verdict in major Detroit drug trial
Posted Jun 19, 2014 12:45 PM CDT
By Martha Neil
It took a little over a month, but federal marshals have now caught up with all three of the men who jumped bond just before the guilty verdict in a major Detroit drug trial.
Earnest Proge Jr., 38, was taken into custody Wednesday night in the basement of a home in St. Louis, along with $7,000 in cash, reports the Detroit Free Press. A U.S. Marshals spokesman says a tip led to his arrest.
He had two more weeks of freedom than his codefendants, who were captured in Atlanta and St. Louis with a total of $760,000 in cash.
They could get as much as life terms when they are sentenced.
ABAJournal.com: "Feds seek 3 men who went AWOL just before guilty verdict in major drug case"