73-year-old Michigan fugitive arrested in Arkansas


    Police say 73-year-old Michael Flaker skipped town before sentencing on eight counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. (Photo: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    A convicted child molester from Michigan has been arrested in Arkansas.

    Investigators say he was on the run from police after cutting off his electronic tether.

    Police say 73-year-old Michael Flaker skipped town before sentencing on eight counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

    He was arrested Saturday night at a hotel after a viewer tip.

    Sheriff’s deputies say Flaker is from Shelby,

    He was convicted in December.

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