Fugitives Arrested In Vernon

John Silva
April 02, 2020 - 5:10 pm

(Vernon, Conn./WTIC) - Two men wanted in North Carolina for their part in an armed robbery were captured today in Vernon.

Vernon police and those with the Capital Region Emergency Services Team were alerted and subsequently initiated a search warrant at a residence on Dow Street.

Several adults were detained within, including the fugitives identifed as 21-year-old Wardell Sherrill and 22-year-old Carlos Jimenez, were arrested.  

There was a child in the home at the time, police say.  The suspects were apprehended without incident.

Police issued a brief shelter-in-place order to area homes that was lifted once the suspects were captured.