Fugitive captured in Upala

Fuerza Pública officers Sunday detained a man suspected of the attempted murder of a rancher and his family in June. He was identified by the last names of Garcia Novoa.

Police try not to show the face of suspects for constitutional reasons and also because the suspect may end up in a lineup. Hence, the man captured Sunday wears a towel. Photo: Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública

The arrest was made in San José de Upala, and police said they found a .38-caliber revolver and 54 bullets. Garcia is suspected in the crime where someone threw a bomb at the home of a man in Santa Clara de Upala. The assailants also fired at the home.

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