ASHEVILLE, NC (WBTV) – A fugitive who was on the run for eight years and featured on an episode of America’s Most Wanted was captured Thursday in Connelly Springs, North Carolina.
According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Clarence Edward Henderson was arrested after officials saw him enter a vehicle leaving a home in the 6300 block of Laurelwood Street in Connelly Springs.
Officials stopped the vehicle, identified and arrested Henderson, then transported him to the McDowell County Jail.
Henderson was previously convicted of possession of firearm by felon and scheduled to appear for his sentencing in May of 2009. He failed to appear for the court hearing and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
During this time, he was considered armed and dangerous due to his extreme criminal history, spreading through several states.
Henderson was an alleged member of the Aryan Nation gang prior to going on the run in 2009. He was featured