ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – An Elmira man wanted in Bradford County has been arrested as a fugitive from justice after he was found riding a bike on the highway.
Frank Almeida, 42, was arrested by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office on January 24. Deputies received a report out of Big Flats of a man riding a bike on I-86 in the evening.
Upon making contact with Almeida, the Sheriff’s Office learned he was wanted by the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear on a retail theft charge.
He was arrested as a Fugitive from Justice and arraigned in the Big Flats Town Court. Almeida was taken to the Chemung County Jail awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania.