Police mugshot of Enrique Rivera who was arrested in Lynnfield after a 32 year hunt. (Lynnfield Police.)
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Lynnfield fugitive was caught when he applied for a teacher’s job

BOSTON — The Lynnfield fugitive who was nabbed by U.S. Marshals on Monday applied for a job in the Lynnfield Public Schools.

In testimony Friday in U.S. District Court, Deputy U.S. Marshal Neil Sullivan said investigators learned Enrique Rivera, 54, was expected at school department headquarters to interview for a substitute teaching position. He was arrested on Salem Street without incident as he exited his car.

Rivera had been on the run since 1987 when he failed to appear for sentencing in a New York City courtroom, according to court records. In his absence, he was sentenced to two years in prison. He was 22 at the time o…

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