K-9 helps police track, arrest wanted man in wooded area in Lowell

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LOWELL — Police say a fugitive was picked up in Lowell on Wednesday morning.

Authorities were tipped off to the whereabouts of Joshua Limlaw, 28, of Morrisville, who had an in-state arrest warrant and was listed as being on escape status from Newport Probation and Parole.

Troopers descended on a home located at 234 Carter Road, at around 11:15 a.m.

Limlaw immediately ran from troopers on foot from the home and into a rural wooded area.

Police say he was ultimately tracked, captured, and arrested without incident with the assistance of a US Border Patrol K-9.

He was transported to Northern State Correctional Facility and lodged due to the warrant.

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