George Hiotis

New Lexington Man Arrested In Florida

by George Hiotis on November 5, 2012 at 3:20 am

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says a New Lexington man wanted for embezzling a large sum of money has been found in Waldo, Florida.  Sheriff Barker says John Rucker was indicted in June of 2002 on one count of felon7y aggravated theft from the Fraternal Order of Eagles in New Lexington.  Barker says Rucker was captured Sunday after being stopped by police and found to have not driver’s license and an outstanding warrant from Perry County.  Barker says Rucker will be extradited to Ohio soon.