SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former Las Vegas-area pastor accused of sexually assaulting at least three young girls in his congregation waived extradition to Nevada Friday and will be returned there to face assault and child abuse charges.
Otis Henderson, also known as Otis Holland, had been the subject of an international manhunt since June 2010 and was featured in the Jan. 20 episode of the television show, "America's Most Wanted."
After the show aired, authorities received a tip from a viewer that Henderson might be living in Tijuana.
Baja California state police found him outside a house where he had been living in Tijuana's Zona Norte, and he was taken into custody.
Henderson, 55, was turned over to U.S. Marshals at the border at San Ysidro Wednesday just before midnight.
On Friday, San Diego Superior Court Judge David Szumowski ordered Henderson held without bail, pending his extradition to Nevada.
Officers from Nevada will travel to San Diego to pick up the defendant before Feb. 16, said Deputy District Attorney Sylvia Tenorio.
Police in Henderson, Nev., said the defendant targeted troubled teens who came to him for counseling at United Faith Church, which he founded. He allegedly sound-proofed a room in his home and videotaped his victims.
A five year old girl's dream came true today with the help of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Leona, who lives in San Marcos and is battling cancer, wished to have the ultimate pirate ship playhouse in her backyard.
In celebration of American Heart Month, Rady Children's Hospital hosted its 34th annual Heart Party. It was a chance for former heart patients and the doctors who treated them to reunite.
Fair, warm and dry weather continues through Saturday, but an onshore flow will bring low clouds and fog Saturday night and much cooler weather to the county on Sunday.
Neighbors say the Prince Recycling Center on Voltaire Street is attracting crime and transients, and they want the center to move out of the area.
Few of us really know how our coworkers spend their time when they are off the clock. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets to know Ryan Brothers - a writer here at KFMB Stations and News 8 - who put his own signature on Mission Trails Regional Park.
A San Marcos man who shot his girlfriend and left her body in her car, parked along northbound Interstate 15 near Escondido, was convicted Friday of first-degree murder.
A local company is on the cutting edge of ocean exploration using unmanned vehicles powered by wind and sun and the future looks bright for these ocean drones, which currently are being tested off the coast of San Diego.