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Wakulla Deputies and U.S. Marshals Arrest Man Wanted for Sex Crimes in Tennessee

John Zabala
Posted at 9:42 PM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 07:26:23-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, FL (WTXL) - The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Tennessee fugitive in Panacea. 

According to the sheriff's office, deputies and U.S. Marshals arrested 46-year-old John Genero Zabala after learning that he had been living in Wakulla County.

Zabala is accused of aggravated statutory rape on a 15-year-old victim and a second count of rape with bonds totaling $225,000 dollars in Morristown, Tennessee.

He is now being held in the Wakulla County Jail, and will be extradited back to Tennessee.