Wanted Owensboro man arrested in Arizona


The Owensboro Police Department says a person of interest in several recent shootings was arrested in Tempe, Arizona on an unrelated warrant.

27-year-old Willie “Dunas” Watkins will be extradited back to Kentucky, where an Indictment Warrant for Persistent Felony Offender will be served.

Watkins was located based largely upon information provided from a “Crime Stoppers” tip. The Owensboro Police Department was able to work closely with agencies in Arizona to apprehend Watkins.

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(This story was originally published on May 31, 2018)

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