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Mercer Co.--The man who forced the shutdown of a federal courthouse after he tried to mail back his electronic monitoring device is now in custody.

According to the U.S. Marshal's Office in Mercer County, Michael Cunningham, 51, of Camp Creek was arrested Sunday night in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He is now awaiting extradition back to West Virginia.

The federal courthouse in Bluefield was shutdown temporally back in September when postal workers heard beeping coming from a package. Authorities say Cunningham tried to mail his electronic monitoring bracelet back to the Mercer County Probation Office.

He was awaiting trial at the time on fraud charges.

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