South Florida man surrenders to federal authorities
07/04/2014 7:17 PM
07/04/2014 9:17 PM
The ex-boyfriend of a missing mother surrendered to federal authorities and will be interviewed by Fort Lauderdale police detectives.
Carl Monty Watts, 38, gave himself up to the U.S. Marshals Service in connection with outstanding federal arrest warrants, according to a statement issued Friday by Fort Lauderdale police.
Police had been searching for Watts, who is the ex-boyfriend and the father of one of Trukita Jaquita Scott’s children. Scott, 24, was reported missing last week after her parents said she didn’t come home or pick up her children from daycare.
“Detectives are making arrangements to speak to Watts in reference to Scott’s disappearance,” police said.
On Monday, police labeled Scott a “missing endangered person.” Tuesday, the Miami Police Department found Scott’s 2007 Nissan Altima in the area of Northwest 40th Street and 10th Avenue in Liberty City.
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