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One of America's Most Wanted captured in Florida

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Updated: 6/18/2013 6:35 pm
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. -- A violation of Florida's Move Over Law led to the arrest of one of America's Most Wanted.

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled a man over for violating Florida's Move Over Law.

The man didn't have a driver's license and gave the trooper a false name.

Trooper William Craig positively identified the man with Rapid ID, a handheld fingerprint scanner.

The man turned out to be Brett David Bowyer, a fugitive from West Virginia. He's wanted for child pornography.

Bowyer appeared on the TV show "America's Most Wanted" on Sept. 14, 2012, after failing to appear in court for his sentencing. He was a high school counselor in Princeton, W.Va., when police arrested him on Sept. 17, 2010.

Bowyer is now in the Brevard County Jail.

The Move Over Law requires Florida drivers to move over a lane if they see an "authorized emergency vehicle" or a wrecker parked on the side of the road with its lights flashing. If that's not possible, the driver is supposed to slow down to a speed of 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit.

Ironically, the same law exists in West Virginia, where Bowyer is from.
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