3 Pennsylvania fugitives arrested in Charlotte County
FOX 4 Staff
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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - A Charlotte County deputy patrolling the area of Edgewater Drive and Collingswood Boulevard on Thursday spotted a vehicle reported stolen from Pennsylvania and made three arrests.
Charlotte County authorities had received information to be on the lookout for a stolen Hyundai with Pennsylvania plates. The deputy say the vehicle just before 6 p.m. and called for support as he made the traffic stop.
Inside were four people, one a juvenile female, who had been reported missing.
Arrested were Sierra Jean Tamulinas, 19, Michael David Houghton, 25 and Landon Michael Houghton, 21, all from Carnegie, Pennsylvania.
Tamulinas was charged with giving a false name to law enforcement and as a fugitive from justice for interference with the custody of a child.
Landon Houghton was charged with interference with custody of a child and criminal conspiracy. Matthew Houghton was charged with carrying a firearm without a license, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, theft, loitering and prowling, interference with the custody of a child, conspiracy and fleeing to avoid apprehension.
The 17-year-old girl found with the trio was returned safely to her father.