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updated: 7/15/2013 6:00 PM

McHenry County fugitive arrested in Florida

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Cross one of McHenry County's Top 10 Most Wanted off the list: Cecil T. Barnes has been found in Florida.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Department announced Barnes was arrested at 6 a.m. Monday by the U.S. Marshal's Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force.

The task force was acting on information from McHenry County and the marshal service's Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Barnes, 31, lives in Destin, Fla.

McHenry authorities have sought Barnes since February 2012 when an arrest warrant was issued on charges of "unlawful possession or delivery of a controlled substance." He also has a warrant for failure to appear in court on traffic violations.

Carpentersville police also had an arrest warrant for manufacture/delivery of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school. Those charges were filed in December 2011.

Bail on the McHenry warrants totals $75,000. Bail on the Carpentersville charge, in Kane County court, is $300,000.

Barnes was being held in the Okaloosa County jail in Florida, awaiting extradition.

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