A Portland man wished within the hit-and-run demise of his accomplice in Acadia Nationwide Park final month has been arrested in Mexico.
Raymond Lester, 35, was arrested late Monday in Cancun, Mexico. He’s wished for one rely of homicide by the Maine State Police and likewise on a federal warrant for illegal flight to keep away from prosecution. He will likely be returned to Maine to face prosecution.
Lester allegedly struck 35-year-old Nicole Mokeme of South Portland along with his 2016 black BMW X3 SUV someday between the night time of June 18 and the early morning of June 19 on the Schoodic Training and Analysis Heart campus in Winter Harbor, in line with the Maine State Police.
Mokeme’s demise is just the third alleged homicide in Acadia ever.
The U.S. Marshals Service Violent Offender Activity Power labored with the Maine State Police,
U.S. Marshals Service Overseas Subject Workplace – Mexico Metropolis, United States Legal professional’s Workplace for the District of Maine, U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Park Service and Mexican authorities to trace and apprehend Lester in Cancun. He was transported to Chicago on Wednesday and will likely be transferred to Maine at a later date, in line with the Marshals Service.
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