Panama: Canadian fugitive with ties to Hells Angels arrested on murder charges

Posted on March 12, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Panama, TRAVEL

A Canadian fugitive with alleged ties to the Hells Angels and wanted for murders has been arrested in Panama. A police statement says Michel Smith was detained Friday in the Playa Coronado tourist region, about 100 kilometres west of Panama City. The statement says Smith was captured after a two-month surveillance operation, adding that he is wanted in Canada on 29 charges, including 22 counts of murder. Canadian police have been looking for the 49-year-old man since a massive 2009 sweep in Quebec known as SharQc Operation. Read Article

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