September 27th, 2011
01:20 PM ET

Fugitive arrested after 41 years on the lam

George Wright, a fugitive for more than 41 years, was arrested Monday by Portuguese authorities, pursuant to a provisional arrest request from the United States, the FBI, U.S. Marshals Service and New Jersey Department of Corrections announced Tuesday.

The United States is seeking his extradition from Portugal to serve the remainder of a 15- to 30-year sentence for a New Jersey state murder conviction.

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  1. gin n tonic

    He has a lot of lams running around. Those sheep skin condoms kept breaking.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse |
  2. forward

    His hip gave out.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Hear about that new movie with Sylvester Stallone?

    The Revenge of Lambo?

    September 28, 2011 at 7:59 am | Report abuse |
  4. bigwilliestyles

    How about the new Anthony Hopkins flick: Silence On The Lam.
    (Ok, I'm doing far too much blogging.)

    September 28, 2011 at 8:50 am | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    @bigwilliestyle:
    This thread kind of begs it, doesn't it?

    September 28, 2011 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
  6. banasy©

    For non-stick cooking, I use Lam spray.

    September 28, 2011 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  7. WOT

    What about these crooks in plain sight that the CIA, FBI, IRS and others; IGNORE, that are on Wall Street, Bankers, Loan officers!

    September 28, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
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