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Violent Crime Task Force Arrests Cary Fugitive

Posted March 6, 2003

— The Raleigh-Durham Area Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with officers from the Cary Police Department, has arrested fugitive Eric James Horne of Cary.

Horne was arrested without incident at approximately 9:53 p.m. Wednesday during a traffic stop at the intersection of Cary Parkway and Harrison Avenue.

Horne was charged as a fugitive from justice under warrants issued in Dekalb County, Ga., for aggravated assault and kidnapping. Horne allegedly shot the victim in the head with a .30-caliber carbine rifle.

Information was obtained by the FBI's Atlanta office that Horne had fled to Cary.

Horne was being held Thursday in the Wake County jail under a $100,000 secured bond.

The FBI's Raleigh-Durham Area Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force consists of officers from the North Carolina Department of Correction, Durham County Sheriff's Office, Durham Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Raleigh Police Department and the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

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