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Las Vegas man arrested on USS Ronald Reagan in Japan for sex crime

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 19:00:12-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 20-year-old man wanted by Las Vegas police for sexual assault of a minor was recently arrested about the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier by Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agents.

Detectives learned that Sakari Macrae-Hodgin was aboard the ship at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan and requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Sex Offender Predator Apprehension Team.

He was arrested in Japan and brought back to Las Vegas and booked into the Clark County Detention Center. He's being held on $500,000 bond.

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