DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Dartmouth police have arrested a fugitive wanted in Alabama.
Detective Kyle Costa said Dartmouth police received a call Wednesday from the Bullock County Alabama Sheriff’s Department about 44-year-old George Bryan Smelcer. According to Costa, the sheriff’s department suspected Smelcer may have been in the area, based on information from his employer. Officers found Smelcer Thursday morning at a motel on State Road.
Costa said Smelcer is charged with sex and drug crimes in Alabama. He was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in New Bedford District Court.