A Texas fugitive was arrested in Pelham, New Hampshire, on Monday.
Ernest Burns, 54, of Pelham, was charged as a fugitive of justice as there is an outstanding warrant for his arrest related to felony interference of child custody in Texas.
According to court documents, Burns fled the Texas about 18 months ago with his then six-month-old child. Due to a break in the case, Burns and his child were located in Pelham.
The child was taken into custody by the New Hampshire Division of Child Youth and Families. Burns will be arraigned Tuesday in Salem District Court on the fugitive charge and will answer to the custody charge in Texas.