Hundreds of sex fugitives are arrested in Mo. sweep
Copyright 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc.
By WILLIAM LAMB and PETER SHINKLE
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — U.S. marshals working with local police arrested 345 fugitives in eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois during a weeklong sweep this month that resulted in 9,000 arrests nationwide, federal officials announced Thursday.