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Texas Amber Alert Fugitive Captured

Posted June 30, 2017

Sevierville Police Department detectives and officers arrested a Texas Amber Alert fugitive yesterday evening, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. 20-yeard old Andrew Brian Akers (booking photo attached) was arrested without incident at Buffalo Wild Wings at approximately 7:30PM. The 15-year old female who Mr. Akers allegedly kidnapped was present and taken into protective custody.

SPD detectives received information from the U.S. Marshall's Office that the suspect may be in Sevierville. After a brief search Mr. Akers was located at Buffalo Wild Wings. He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and taken to the Sevier County Jail to await extradition to Texas on a kidnapping charge.

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Mugshot of alleged Texas Amber Alert Fugitive