U.S. Marshals Task Force Ends Fugitive's 19 Year Flight from Justice
August 05, 2010 - Yesterday turned out to be the day that luck ran out for long time fugitive Leslie “Lucky” Johnson, wanted on a federal arrest warrant for failure to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons stemming from his 1991 federal drug case conviction. Johnson, age 52, was apprehended near Pittsburgh, PA by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force after 19 long years on the run.
It may take time but most people get caught eventually. I'm curious to know, how did they find him? I always get a kick out of that part because it's almost always the result of some cocky, careless slip-up.
Osama is another story, all together. In country though? Only the ineptitude of law enforcement allows people to stay on the lam for long, although with all the high tec stuff you would think they would not be able to.