A New York man convicted of rape in the 1990s has been arrested in Milford after police said he failed to register as a sex offender.
Police said the Broome County, NY Sheriff’s Office holds an arrest warrant for Herbert Arnold, 72, of Verstel, NY for failing to register as a sex offender. According to police, in the 1990s Arnold was convicted in the rape and murder of a 16-year-old.
Authorities believed Arnold may be in Milford, Conn, and Milford police took him into custody when an officer on patrol recognized Arnold’s vehicle from a description posted on a law enforcement website. Arnold was scheduled to appeared at an extradition hearing in Milford court on Monday.