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'America's Most Wanted' fugitive arrested in Martinsburg

November 18, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man wanted on a murder charge in New York was arrested Monday in Martinsburg after he was featured on "America's Most Wanted" television show, according to a release from the Martinsburg Police Department.

Fugitive Geovanny Colon was arrested Monday after Martinsburg Police and the department's Special Response Team searched 400 Bertelli Court, the release said.

Two New York City men were taken into custody, according to the release.

Colon, 27, of 614 W. 152nd St., New York City, was charged in a warrant with being a fugitive from justice on a murder charge. Colon was wanted in the April 2007 death of a man who was run over by a car as he stood in a Manhattan street, according to news accounts.

A second New York man, Jonathan Kenneth Keeys, 26, of 644 Riverside Drive, Apt. 3G1, was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (crack cocaine).

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Both were taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment by a state magistrate, the release said.

Items seized in the search of the residence were approximately seven grams of crack cocaine, $24,184 in currency, 15 cell phones, some jewelry items and a 42-inch high-definition flat-screen television, police said.

The show that included Colon aired on Oct. 4, according to the television show's Web site.

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