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Camden City Fugitive Captured in Dominican Republic

Camden CITY, NJ- A fugitive wanted in Camden on narcotics charges since November 2018 has been apprehended in the Dominican Republic by the U.S. Marshals Service and returned to Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. Agency-160-main-image-b9IV3w04c3Bxn3Kb

On May 16, 2018, Kendall Almanzar, 37, of Camden City was arrested by detectives of the Narcotics Unit of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. He was charged with first-degree Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, 3rd-degree Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine within 1,000 feet of a School Property and 3rd-degree Possession with an Intent to Distribute Cocaine within 500 feet of Public Housing or Park. Following his arrest in May 2018, Almanzar was released from jail and fled. A bench warrant was issued on November 13, 2018, and Almanzar was then added to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office’s Most Wanted List.

Through further investigation, Almanzar was located in the Dominican Republic. On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the U.S. Marshals Service took him into custody in the Dominican Republic. Almanzar is also charged as a Fugitive of Justice as he is wanted out of Philadelphia, PA, for a charge of Murder. On Friday, November 25, 2022, Almanzar was returned to New Jersey and turned over to the U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, Camden Division. Almanzar is currently lodged at the Camden County Justice Facility.

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