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Kentucky fugitive arrested in Marenisco


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BESSEMER — A man wanted in Kentucky was arrested in Gogebic County last week.

Kermit Knutson, 66, was arrested in Marenisco Township May 8 after the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department received information regarding his location.

Knutson was wanted for failing to appear in court on a first-degree rape charge, according to a post on the Louisville Police Department’s Facebook page, after he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet.

Officer Lamont Washington, a spokesman for the Louisville Police Department, said Knutson was facing the rape cha...