FHP Trooper Arrests Fugitive From ‘America’s Most Wanted’

By  //  June 12, 2013


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'Rapid ID' REVEALS ACTUAL IDENTITY

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ABOVE MAP: Today, at approximately 10:40 a.m., FHP Trooper William Craig conducted a traffic stop on fugitive Brett Bowyer’s 1995 Pontiac on the SR 528 exit ramp to Industry Road in Cocoa. The trooper stopped the vehicle for failure to move over for a Brevard County Deputy that had his emergency equipment activated on a traffic stop.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol Trooper William Craig arrested Brett Bowyer, a fugitive that was profiled on “America’s Most Wanted,” according to Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson Kim Montes.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper William Craig arrested Brett Bowyer, a fugitive that was profiled on "America's Most Wanted," according to Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson Kim Montes. (amw.com image)

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper William Craig arrested Brett Bowyer, a fugitive that was profiled on “America’s Most Wanted,” according to Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson Kim Montes. (amw.com image)

Bowyer, 34, a former high school counselor in Princeton West Virginia, was originally arrested on September 17, 2010 on Child Pornography and Trafficking charges. Bowyer pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, but failed to appear in court for his sentencing.

‘Rapid ID’ REVEALS ACTUAL IDENTITY

Today, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Trooper Craig conducted a traffic stop on Bowyer’s 1995 Pontiac on the SR 528 exit ramp to Industry Road in Cocoa.

FHP-180The trooper stopped the vehicle for failure to move over for a Brevard County Deputy that had his emergency equipment activated on a traffic stop.

According to the FHP, Bowyer gave Trooper Craig a false name, and Craig used his Rapid ID (handheld fingerprint scanner) to positively identify Bowyer. A warrant was active out of West Virginia for his arrest, and Trooper Craig took Bowyer into custody for Resisting without violence (for providing a false name).

CLICK HERE TO SEE BOWYER’S PROFILE ON AMERICA’S MOST WANTED

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