The following is a Press Release from the U.S. Marshals Service:
Thirty-Two year old Raymond Novak was arrested by members of the US Marshal's Violent Offender Task Force a little after 1:30 p.m. today. The arrest occurred near mile marker 72 off I-10 in Acadia Parish. Novak was Wanted by Westmoreland County Sheriff's Office in Pennsylvania for Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse. Novak was scheduled to appear for trial on these charges on Monday, September 26th, but he failed to appear.
The US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in Pittsburg, PA developed information today that suggested Novak was along I-10. The suspect actually called Task Force Officers in Pittsburg who relayed that information to Task Force Officers in Lafayette. Novak was booked at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office and is awaiting extradition back to Pennsylvania.