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Child sex abuse suspect captured in Tazewell County

Michael A. Newell Michael A. Newell

According to a news release from the Tazewell County Sheriff's Department,  U.S. Marshall Service and Deputies with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office assigned as Special Deputy U.S. Marshal Fugitive Recovery Task Force conducted a raid on a location that was housing a fugitive from justice out of Ohio County, WV.

Michael A. Newell of Durant, Oklahoma was located in the residence and was taken into custody. 

Newell is facing charges of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree (Victim under 12 years of age),  and Sexual Abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian to a child.

Newell is currently being held at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority Tazewell Facility without bond,  and is awaiting extradition.

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