Fugitives on the run since 2003 arrested in Polk County

Polk County detectives arrested two wanted fugitives from Indiana that had been on the run since 2003. The two, a man and a woman, had assumed new identities. Two other men were also arrested assisting them.

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52-year-old Derrick Holman and 48-year-old Michele Cox were arrested on drug possession and weapons charges in June of 2003 in Indiana.

The two got Tennessee drivers licenses under the names of Eric Brewer and Mechele Green, using personal information from those two people.

Their presence in Florida became known when the real Eric Brewer notified his local law enforcement agency that a credit report showed his name was linked to property in Polk County which he had never owned.

"The two fugitives from justice assumed new identities here in Florida to avoid capture. In the end, they wound up with a lot of felonies, and a paid one-way ticket back to Indiana." Sheriff Judd said.

The other two arrested were Holman's brother Mar Holman and 32-year-old Nathan Olsen.

Michele Cox is charged with Aggravated White Collar Crime of $50,000 or more (F-1), Use of ID of Another without consent for $50,000 or more (F-1), Obtain Property by Fraud > $50,000 (F-1), Forgery (F-3), Bringing into State Forged Documents (F-3, 2-counts), Uttering (F-3, 2-counts), False Statement on MV Insurance (F-3), and Filing False Documents for Property (F-3, 2-counts).

Derrick Holman is charged with Aggravated White Collar Crime of $50,000 or more (F-1), Use of ID of Another without consent for $50,000 or more (F-1), Obtain Property by Fraud > $50,000 (F-1), False Statement on MV Insurance (F-3), False Proof of MV Insurance (F-3), and Forgery (F-3).

Mark Holman is charged with Obtain Property by Fraud >$50,000 (F-1) and Forging Public Record (F-3).

Nathan Olsen is charged with Obtain Property by Fraud >$50,000 (F-1) and Filing False Document against Property (F-3).

The state of Indiana plans to extradite the two to face the charges from 2003.

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