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Fugitive task force makes 2 arrests in region

| Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 7:37 p.m.

A Stowe man was captured Monday by the U.S. Marshal's Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force.

Daniel Hankle, 44, wanted for a parole violation, was arrested without incident at 7 a.m. when he was found hiding in a basement on Tabor Street in Esplen, said task force member Michael Baughman, a supervisor deputy marshal. Hankle was on parole for his conviction on various crimes including resisting arrest, Baughman said.

Kenneth Allen, 47, of Arnold in Westmoreland County, was captured Friday as he was walking to his job at a restaurant in Atlanta. Allen, who was convicted of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, also was charged with a parole violation, Baughman said.

Officials are trying to determine whether he should be charged with being a convicted sex offender who failed to register with authorities in Georgia, Baughman said.

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