Fugitive from Florida wanted for sexual battery on teenager arrested in Huntington

Dana Vance, wanted out of Florida for sexual battery, was arrested in Huntington on Thursday. (Police Photo)

A fugitive from Florida who was being sought on a sexual battery charge has been arrested in Huntington.

Dana Gaye Vance, 64, was arrested on 13th Street in Huntington around 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, according to U.S. Marshals who had been searching for him. Huntington Police made the arrest.

On Oct. 30, Port Orange Police asked for the public's help to find Vance. Police say the victim in the case is a 16-year-old handicapped teenager. Investigators say he had ties to West Virginia.

Police in Florida had offered a $5,000 reward for information that led to Vance's arrest.

Vance will be arraigned in Cabell County Magistrate Court.

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