Carjacking and Kidnapping Fugitive from Puerto Rico Arrested in Fort Walton

April 2, 2017

Angel Jose Padilla-Aponte

A suspect on the run from multiple crimes in Puerto Rico has been taken into custody near Fort Walton Beach by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrants Unit and federal agents.

Investigators got information that 28-year old Angel Padilla-Aponte was believed to be living in an apartment complex at 716 Navy Street.

Padilla-Aponte was arrested Thursday in the complex’s parking lot.

He is being held on a charge as an out-of-state fugitive from justice. Padilla-Aponte is wanted in Puerto Rico on charges of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, and use of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.

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