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. layminister herman

    I will pray for him to be saved before he dies in jall, No escaping this time

    September 27, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      Lol. He went to church every week i bet. Part of blending in is doing as the neighbors do.

      September 27, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    @Steve:

    Did you *not* see that the original question was by Sherry Lewis and LAMBchop?

    'This is the song that never ends...'

    September 27, 2011 at 6:16 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Is ths anything like 'Green Eggs and Lam'?

    September 27, 2011 at 6:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. drap

    @ banasy..I usually do,but right now I dont give a lam... .

    September 27, 2011 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jazzzzzzzz

    I've tried sheep's Nuts
    Lam nuts ?
    ewwwwwwwwwwwwww

    September 27, 2011 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |
  6. drap

    thanksgiving is around the corner..who does'nt enjoy turkey,mashed potatos,stuffing and candied lams... .

    September 27, 2011 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  7. banasy©

    I enjoy strawberry lam on my toast.

    September 27, 2011 at 8:18 pm | Report abuse |
  8. banasy©

    Or mint jelly...

    September 27, 2011 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  9. drap

    I can only Imagine before the west was won..seeing with your own eyes,Buffalo or wild mustang..lampede... .

    September 27, 2011 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mary

    I had a little lam....

    September 27, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  11. banasy©

    I will not eat green eggs and lam,
    I do not like them, Lam-I-Am.

    September 27, 2011 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse |
  12. banasy©

    Did you hear about that guy in NY killing all the sheep? Son of Lam?

    September 27, 2011 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
  13. drap

    Out here on the west we enjoy a grand lam breakfast at Dennys,before we visit the The Hoover Lam... .

    September 27, 2011 at 10:36 pm | Report abuse |
  14. dranasy

    Dam!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Report abuse |
  15. bigwilliestyles

    @ Charles, 2:35 pm post: Hilarious! I too am grateful to the FBI for their spectacular effort. Quoting an FBI agent familiar with the capture: " he fought like a tiger, but once he dropped his walker, we knew we had him".

    September 27, 2011 at 11:20 pm | Report abuse |
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