The Poder Judicial said that a fugitive from the United States was detained Thursday in Desamparados de Alajuela. The man was identified as Daniel Jay Dossier.
The Poder Judicial said he was wanted in the United States to face charges of aggravated robbery and of illegally carrying a gun.
Agents from the Alajuela office of the Judicial Investigating Organization made the arrest, the Poder Judicial said.
There was not further information on the nature of the crime or where in the United States a warrant had been issued for the man.