Man wanted in SC found working at Brunswick Co. construction site

ST. JAMES, NC (WWAY) — US Marshals say they arrested a man working in Brunswick County today who was wanted for a sex crime involving a child in South Carolina.

Marshals Service spokesman Russ Fields says they arrested Leonardo Jimenez-Romero, 32, at a construction site on Wyndmere Drive in St. James around 2 p.m.

Fields says Romero was wanted by the Horry County Police Department for criminal sexual conduct with a minor. The warrant was issued in July.

Romero was booked at the Brunswick County Detention Center, where he is awaiting extradition.

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