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Hanover suspect caught after 13-year search

Friday - 8/17/2012, 2:35am  ET

HANOVER, Va. (AP) - A 13-year search for a Hanover County malicious wounding suspect is over.

Hanover sheriff's spokesman Chris Whitley says 39-year-old Jerry Otis Robinson was arrested without incident Wednesday in Louisa County. He's being held without bond pending an Oct. 4 preliminary hearing.

Robinson was wanted in the Jan. 29, 1999, shooting of a woman in Mechanicsville. The victim survived.

The sheriff's office continued to search for Robinson through the years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/OBGCGk) that Robinson's case was featured on the America's Most Wanted television series and its website three times.

An anonymous tip led authorities to Robinson.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com


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