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US marshals track down American fugitives in Guadalajara, Mexico

October 7, 2015
Florida fugitive George Catlett Getsinger was arrested in Guadalajara this week

Florida fugitive George Catlett Getsinger was arrested in Guadalajara this week

“They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists…”

Donald Trump could just as easily have been talking about criminals from the United States crossing into Mexico when he uttered those infamous words back in June.

In separate incidents, two American fugitives accused of kidnap, torture, rape, and sexual battery of a minor have been arrested in Guadalajara, Mexico’s second biggest metropolis, and sent back to face justice in the United States in the past week.

On September 28, Paul Evren Jackson, 45, was arrested at a hotel in downtown Guadalajara by U.S. marshals and Mexican immigration officials after 24 years on the run. He stands accused of kidnapping several women, locking them in a “modern-day dungeon” and repeatedly raping them in Washington county, Oregon.

Then on October 6, police in St. Augustine, Florida, announced that 54-year-old George Catlett Getsinger had also been captured by U.S. marshals in Guadalajara. Getsinger has been charged with sexual battery of a child under the age of 12 committed in May this year…

Click here to read this article in full at Latin Correspondent.

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