COPY-MB fugitive with Wilmington ties captured

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (WECT) - For months, he was among those listed as America's Most Wanted.

Michael Brenton Wilson has family ties to Wilmington, according to the AMW website.  He's wanted in Myrtle Beach in order to start serving time related to a conviction for drugging and raping a local exotic dancer.  That's a crime that took place in 1998.  Wilson was convicted without being in custody.  He had escaped prior to the trial.

Police found Wilson in a jail cell in Florida Monday.  A man with the alias "Robert Brewer" was jailed on July 2nd this year on charges of Vehicle Theft in the 3rd degree, failure to appear in court and resisting arrest.  The name "Robert Brewer" is also a known alias for Michael Wilson.

Police checked fingerprint records and discovered Monday that Brewer is indeed Wilson.

Wilson was featured on America's Most Wanted in December 2008.

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