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Colorado fugitive found in Pitt County

Colorado Fugitive found in North Carolina
Colorado Fugitive found in North Carolina(Pitt County Sheriffs Office.)
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 10:20 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Friday evening, a Pitt County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a car because it didn’t have a visible license plate.

They later found the driver was wanted in Colorado.

According to the sheriff’s office, the driver gave the deputy a false name.

After further investigation they found the driver was Havelock native Michael Dewitt Baker, who has a fugitive warrant for unlawful flight in the state of Colorado.

Baker was arrested and taken to the Pitt County Detention Center, where he awaits extradition to Colorado.

No bond has been set.

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