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2 Violent North Carolina Fugitives Arrested at San Diego Casino: SDSO

San Diego Sheriff's County Deputies (SDSO) arrested two violent North Carolina fugitives at a San Diego casino Wednesday afternoon. 

Jonathan Richardson and Erin Hogsed, of Transylvania, North Carolina, were wanted for kidnapping, armed robbery and car theft out of North Carolina, deputies said. 

Transylvania County officials reached out SDSO deputies to advise them the men may be traveling to the San Diego area. 

Deputies spotted the stolen car related to the North Carolina fugitives' car in a parking structure at the Harrah's Casino in Valley Center at approximately 10:24 a.m. Wednesday. 

Valley Center deputies, members of the San Diego Fugitive Task Force and Harrah's security personnel found the pair and took them into custody without incident. 

The men will be booked into the Vista Detention Facility for the warrants out of North Carolina. 

They will remain in San Diego awaiting extradition. 

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