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Arizona man arrested in Florida in sex case

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Authorities say a northern Arizona man accused of
impregnating a 14-year-old girl has been arrested in Florida.

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials said they were notified Wednesday by the
U.S. Marshals Service that 18-year-old Cody Williams-Claxton is in custody. It
wasn’t immediately clear where in Florida he was arrested.

Authorities say Williams-Claxton is being held on a $150,000 bond pending
extradition to Arizona.

Sheriff’s officials say Williams-Claxton allegedly has sex with the underage
girl in August 2012, which resulted in a pregnancy.

When authorities were prepared to charge him in the case last December, they
found Williams-Claxton had fled Arizona.

A warrant was issued for his arrest on suspicion of sexual conduct with a minor
under the age of 15.


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