One of State Police’s Most Wanted Fugitives caught in Maine

One of State Police's Most Wanted Fugitives caught in Maine

CARTHAGE, Maine — On Tuesday, 34-year-old Derell Guy was arrested in Carthage, Maine. Guy had been on the run for months.

He was wanted for murder for the shooting death of 25-year-old Bryan Omar Mendez in Lynn on January 4. Guy was placed on the Mass. State Police’s Most Wanted Fugitive list earlier this month and tips began pouring in.

Media-generated tips led investigators to the small town of Wilton, Maine, but Guy fled before he could be taken into custody.

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On Monday, police in Wilton, Maine alerted citizens on Facebook that a search was underway, and it warned them to keep their houses and cars locked.

On Tuesday, Mass State Police received new information that Guy might be located one town over, in Carthage, Maine. At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Maine State Police, Maine Game Wardens and U.S. Marshals took Guy into custody without incident.

It’s not clear yet when he will be returned to Massachusetts to face justice.