Public Affairs Office

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Cape Coral, FL 33990


Date: November 3, 2011

Subject: Garrett Kern Captured in Chicago

Garrett Kern has been captured in Chicago Illinois at approximately 1:00pm Eastern Standard time by the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Taskforce out of Chicago.

A Cape Coral Police Officer assigned to the US Marshal's Fugitive Taskforce operating out of Southwest Florida, has been working with the Great Lakes unit for several days now following up on leads. Today, those leads developed into Kern's apprehension.

Detectives with the CCPD Major Crimes Unit are flying to Chicago now to question Kern.

No other information is available at this time.