Sep 08, 2021 1:24 PM

Man wanted for East Coast murders arrested at Lake McConaughy

Posted Sep 08, 2021 1:24 PM

By Scott Carlson
North Platte Post

LEWELLEN, Neb.-A man wanted for murder in New Jersey and Washington D.C. was arrested at Lake McConaughy over the weekend.

According to the Logan County, Colorado Sheriff's Office, on Sept. 1, members of the Logan County Sheriffs Office assigned to the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force received information from the US Marshals in New Jersey that Luis Carranza-Andrade was in the Lewellen, area and wanted for murder charges stemming from a homicide in New Jersey. 

 Authorities were also informed he was a suspect in a homicide in Washington DC.

Members of the US Marshals VOTF responded to Marina Landing on the north side of Lake McConaughy and subsequently arrested the individual without incident at a residence he was working at.

The Garden County Sheriffs Office, Nebraska Game and Parks, Nebraska State Patrol, and the Keith County Sheriffs Office assisted in the arrest.