SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Authorities say a man accused of attacking his roommate in New Jersey with a broken beer bottle has been arrested in Texas after nearly four years on the lam.
Kenedy County Sheriff's Officers apprehended Nicolas Espinoza-Ortiz at a checkpoint.
The 44-year-old has been wanted since his roommate, Artemio Medina, was stabbed with a beer bottle in their Montgomery Township, N.J., home in September 2008.
Authorities say Espinoza-Ortiz fled to Mexico.
He waived extradition and is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other charges.
It's not known whether he has a lawyer.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.