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BOSTON – Luis Alberto Solano-Pimental, 51, was arrested yesterday in Rhode Island after eluding law enforcement for 20 years. He appeared in federal court in Boston before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer C. Boal, who ordered him detained.

In 1997, Solano-Pimental pleaded guilty to passport fraud in federal court in Boston, but failed to appear on his scheduled sentencing date. Solano-Pimental remained a fugitive until he was arrested yesterday in Warwick, R.I.

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