U.S. Marshals capture Illinois fugitive

Julius Mudd | Lee County Jail

An Illinois fugitive captured by U.S. Marshals.

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 4:47 PM
Updated: Nov 14, 2017 5:52 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The long arm of the law finally catches up with an Illinois fugitive.

Julius Mudd, 35, captured by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Tupelo.

Supervisory Inspector Jamaal Thompson said they arrested Mudd at B&D Super Mart & Deli on Ida Street around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

He is being held at the Lee County jail.

Thompson says Mudd has been on the run for at least a year.

The Peoria County State Attorney's Office lists Julius Mudd among the ten most wanted.

The website also lists Mudd's charges to include domestic battery, indirect criminal contempt, unlawful possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and aggravated fleeing police.

No word on when Mudd will be extradited to Illinois to face his crimes.

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