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Warrenton man, wanted for sex crimes against a child, caught in Greene County

Thursday, Oct. 30 | By Mark Grandstaff | Google+

Justin Richard Britton
A Warrenton fugitive, charged with sex crimes against a child and hunted by the U.S. Marshals, was arrested yesterday in Greene County.

The Green County Sheriff's Office learned Justin Richard Britton, 43, of Warrenton, was staying at Trail Motel in Ruckersville, Va., said Greene County Sheriff Stephen Smith. Greene County deputies found Britton at the motel and arrested him Wednesday afternoon.

In July, Britton did not appear at a court hearing and was considered a fugitive. Britton is charged with multiple counts of object sexual penetration of a child and indecent liberties with a child.

Circuit Judge Jeffrey W. Parker set bond for $25,000, on the condition that he have no contact with minors or alleged victims, did not possess a gun, and remained under the supervision of his parents in Amherst, Va. and an Adult Court Services officer.

Britton posted bond and allegedly fled. The Fauquier Sheriff's Office worked with the U.S. Marshals to try to locate Britton.

Deputies took Britton to the Fauquier Adult Detention Center yesterday.

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