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Estherville police arrest fugitive

August 29, 2014
Estherville News

The Estherville Police Department arrested a wanted fugitive from Minnesota early Friday morning. According to Chief Brent Shatto, officers were advised by a bail enforcement company that a fugitive from Hennipen County, Minn., was currently in Estherville. Officers conducted an investigation into the information that they received and verified that the subject has been staying in an Estherville residence. The fugitive was identified as 26-year-old Garnys Soto, (aka) Garnys Hernandez. Soto was wanted for failure to appear on an original charge of first degree felony drug charges in Minnesota with no bond. It was determined that Soto was currently staying in a residence in the 1700 Block of Third Avenue North.

Officers went to the residence and were able to take Garnys Soto into custody without incident.

She was transported to the Emmet County Jail and booked where she will await extradition proceedings and then be transported to Hennipen County.

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If you have any information about any crime in your neighborhood, please call the police department at 712-362-3515, e-mail to, or message on Facebook on the Estherville PD page.



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