Yarmouth Police Arrest Fugitive from Justice

Yarmouth Police officers and detectives have arrested a Fugitive from Justice wanted in Virginia for Rape of a Child.

On Tuesday, the Yarmouth P.D. was alerted to an active felony arrest warrant out of Virginia Beach for Joseph Rhodes, 31, of 564 West Yarmouth Road in West Yarmouth. Officers went to that location around 1:30 p.m. and placed Rhodes under arrest. He was taken to YPD headquarters for booking and then transported to the Barnstable District Court for arraignment on the Fugitive from Justice warrant.

Virginia Beach Police were advised of the arrest and rendition procedures will follow. Rhodes is currently incarcerated, awaiting transfer to Virginia Beach authorities.


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