A wanted Pennsylvania fugitive was arrested Sunday after police found him on Jacksonville Beach during a check to ensure that everyone was complying with the new beach rules amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
While conducting a check of the 500 block of Beach Proper South at 8:20 a.m., police found 30-year-old Mario Matthew Gatti loitering close to the dunes, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.
Gatti is a wanted fugitive for a criminal homicide out of Arnold, Pennsylvania, police said. He was taken into custody and booked into the Duval County Jail as a Fugitive from Justice.
He also faces charges for giving false information to law enforcement officers in felony or missing investigation and possession of a new legend drug without a prescription.