Fugitive captured in Lafayette County

William Craig Yourn, a fugitive wanted for probation violations and several felonies in New Mexico and Florida, was taken into custody Wednesday at around noon by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. According to Sheriff’s Investigator Alan Wilburn, Yourn was also wanted for questioning by several other state and federal agencies. Yourn was incarcerated at Lafayette County Detention Center while awaiting extradition to New Mexico and Florida.


About Errol Castens

I'm a news reporter and columnist for the Daily Journal and the Oxford Citizen. Focusing on Oxford and Lafayette County, I've been a part of the L-O-U community since 1991.