Police arrest fugitive wanted on charges of theft, money laundering

Last modified: 4/20/2015 7:14:09 PM
PETERBOROUGH — A Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on warrants issued by the state of Virginia was arrested Thursday near the rotary on Dublin Road.

Harrisonburg police has 11 warrants for Kristiana R. Kufuor, 24, of Pennsylvania, charging her with theft of credit cards, identity fraud, receiving stolen goods and money laundering, all felonies.

Officer George Xenakis stopped Kufuor’s vehicle at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. She was driving 59 mph in a 35 mph zone near the rotary, said Chief Scott Guinard.

Kufuor is being held without bail at Valley Street Jail.

She was arraigned at 7th Circuit, District Division in Dover on Friday where she waived extradition, according to Guinard. She will remain at Valley Street Jail until Virginia authorities retrieve her.



— By Benji Rosen


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