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Police catch Michigan fugitive in Prescott

PRESCOTT - Prescott Police nabbed a wanted fugitive out of Michigan after an informant tipped them off on the suspect's whereabouts.

At about 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 19, a detective received information regarding the location of fugitive Richard Kallas, the police report read. Kallas was wanted in Michigan on suspected multiple rapes and child molestation charges.

The informant told the detective that Kallas was in Prescott with a man named Steve Pasko, according to the report. Kallas and Pasko were seen driving along Walker Road in a maroon Chevrolet S-10 pick-up truck.

Officers from the Prescott Police Department, K9 Units from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office and law enforcement officials from the U.S. Marshall's Service located the truck and stopped the two men near the Walmart at 3050 Prescott Lakes Parkway.

After stopping the truck and informing Pasko that Kallas was a wanted fugitive, Kallas was turned over to the Marshall's Service. The Marshall's took Kallas to Phoenix and booked him.

Pasko was cited and released for possessing approximately 4 grams of marijuana, according to the police report.

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