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Wanted fugitive captured in high-risk traffic stop in Waynesboro Thursday

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A wanted fugitive from Nebraska was arrested after a high-risk traffic stop at East Main Street and Delphine Avenue in Waynesboro.

The Waynesboro Police Department reports that on Thursday at 5:32 p.m., officers located a vehicle operated by Erlin Romero-Martinez, 35, in the area of South Delphine Avenue and Windsor Road.

Based upon their investigation, officers were able to arrest Romero-Martinez with incident on a warrant of extradition.

Romero-Martinez was taken before the magistrate and is currently held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.