Man wanted in Michiana caught after seven years on the run

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. – A man who spent nearly a fourth of his life on the run, in an attempt to evade child molesting charges, has been caught.

Officers with the Indiana State Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Service have arrested Terry Wayne Waugh, Jr., 30.

Waugh was wanted in St. Joseph County on several child molestation charges.

After spending the last seven years on the run, he was recently spotted at a motel in the 3800 block of North State Road 127 in Steuben County.

Police arrived to the hotel to find Waugh hiding in the bathroom of one of the rooms.

Waugh gave himself up peacefully and was arrested. He was taken to the Steuben County Jail and is waiting to be taken back to St. Joseph County.

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