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Fugitive of the Week found hiding in attic

12:17 PM, Nov 13, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- A fugitive called a 'serial burglar' by federal authorities was captured in an east side attic.

Darvell Smith, 20, was taken into custody Monday, exactly three weeks after being profiled as the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive of the Week. Smith was accused of targeting the elderly.

Authorities got a tip that Smith could be found hiding in a third-floor attic in a house in the 1800 block of Haldane Road, near Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood.

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Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, the Euclid Police Department, and the Cleveland Police Department entered the house and took Smith into custody.

He is being held in the Euclid City Jail on charges of burglary.

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