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Marshals retrieve convicted Arizona sex offender from Mexico

PHOENIX — Authorities said a convicted child-sex offender wanted in Arizona
for violating his probation has been returned to Phoenix after fleeing to

The U.S. Marshals Service said 42-old-year Samuel Alexander Wroolie was brought
back to Arizona on Wednesday after authorities in Mexico arrested him in
Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

Officials said Wroolie violated his conditions of probation and fled to Mexico
last month. Authorities said it was the second time Wroolie tried to find refuge
in Mexico.

Wroolie was convicted at attempted molestation of a child and is required to
serve a lifetime term of probation.

David P. Gonzales, U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona, said in recent
years federal authorities have developed closer ties with Mexican officials to
apprehend fugitives.


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