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Three local "most wanted" fugitives in custody

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Eric Dewayne Lyons Eric Dewayne Lyons
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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- Expect to see some new faces on Hamilton County's "12 Most Wanted" list soon, as three of the fugitives have been taken into custody in the past week.

On Tuesday, Steven Michael Bidwell, 31, was captured.  He was wanted on charges of aggravated assault, probation violations on aggravated kidnapping, domestic assault, theft of property, and an original charge of theft.

Then on Thursday, Eric Dewayne Lyons, 46, was taken in custody. He had been wanted for violation of the sex offender registry as well as for burglary, vandalism, evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.

And then on Friday, James Andrew Jackson, 29, was arrested. He had been sought on charges of child rape, domestic assault and an earlier charge of criminal trespassing.

Since the list was begun in November of 2007, 270 fugitives have been captured and brought to justice.

To see the complete list, visit the 12 Most Wanted website at http://www.hcsheriff.gov/most_wanted/most_wanted.php

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