Bryan Co. Fugitive Caught in Arizona

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9-21-06 - A man wanted in Oklahoma on child sex charges has been arrested by federal authorities in Arizona.

US Customs and Border Protection officers say John Wesley Pruitt of Arkansas was arrested at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona.

Pruitt reportedly was trying to drive a pickup truck into Arizona and authorities say a computer database check showed he was a fugitive.

Pruitt was turned over to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department to await his return to Bryan County, Oklahoma to face the child sex charges.