Accused sex offender detained in U.S. Virgin Islands

Last Updated on Monday, 8 December 2014, 21:37 by GxMedia

Randolph Voth

San Juan, Dec 8 (EFE).- A man wanted in Florida on suspicion of committing a sexual offense was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the U.S. Virgin Islands at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix.

The program director at the CBP’s San Juan Field Office, Brenda Padial, told Efe on Monday that Randolph Voth, 64, was detained Dec. 3 in St. Croix after a database search revealed the outstanding warrant for his arrest.

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have the responsibility of identifying fugitives at our ports of entry and returning them to face justice for crimes they may have committed,” St. Croix Port Director Vinroy Douglas said in a statement.

Voth is to sent back to Florida and turned over to local authorities.