Fugitive Priest Believed to Be in Mexico

By David Bolling
Index-Tribune [California]
November 28, 2006

11.28.06 - Xavier Ochoa, the fugitive Sonoma priest charged with multiple counts of child sex abuse, remains at large as Sonoma County sheriff's detectives continue efforts to secure his extradition and arrest. Local and federal law enforcement authorities believe he is somewhere in his native Mexico.

Sheriff's Det. Greg Miller said Monday that efforts to locate and arrest Ochoa are ongoing, but there is no new definitive information on his location, and attempts to secure permission from the Mexican government for the priest's extradition have been going slowly.


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