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      Federal fugitive arrested in Ithaca after car crash

      Kenneth Clee



      A federal fugitive was captured in Ithaca after a brief confrontation with police Thursday night.



      Ithaca Police were called to a car crash at 1008 West Seneca Street at about 7:45 pm. When they arrived on the scene, officers recognized 50-year-old Kenneth Clee, who was wanted by the U.S. Marshalâ??s Office. He was wanted for several violations of public parole.



      Clee noticed the officers and ran into a nearby home.



      Police set up a perimeter and surrounded the house. Police then used the public address system of a patrol vehicle to talk to Clee.



      Clee came out of the house a short time later and was taken into custody.


      Clee is being held without bail in the Tomkins County Jail.

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