Man wanted by U.S. Marshals arrested in Unicoi Co.

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UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A man with an active arrest warrant from the United States Marshals Service was arrested in Unicoi Co. on Nov. 30.

According to a social media post by the Town of Unicoi Police Department, Martin Vanhouten was taken into custody after the Town of Unicoi Police Department executed a search warrant with the assistance of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department.

Upon taking Vanhouten into custody, the department found out that Vanhouten also had warrants in surrounding counties and a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender from the U.S. Marshals Service, according to police.

Vanhouten was transported to the Unicoi County Detention Facility without issue.

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