Contact Us
North Passaic Daily Voice serves Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque & West Milford
Return to your home site

Menu

North Passaic Daily Voice serves Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque & West Milford

Nearby Towns

news

Suspect Detained After Spending 6 Years Hiding On Appalachian Trail

James Hammes, 53, of Kentucky.
James Hammes, 53, of Kentucky. Photo Credit: Butler County Jail

PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. -- A Kentucky man wanted on charges of embezzlement was arrested in Virginia after spending six years in hiding on the Appalachian Trail, according to The New York Daily News.

James Hammes, 53, left his wife and daughter behind, had been hiding along the 2,200-mile trail since being accused of stealing $8.7 million from his Ohio employer in 2009. He was found after a hiker identified him from a crime show, The Daily News reported.

Click here to read the full article .

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

North Passaic Daily Voice!

Serves Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque & West Milford

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

North Passaic Daily Voice!

Serves Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque & West Milford

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.