Police mugshot of Enrique Rivera who was arrested in Lynnfield after a 32 year hunt. (Lynnfield Police.)
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Lynnfield fugitive being held until sentencing

LYNNFIELD — Enrique Rivera, the Lynnfield fugitive who was arrested by U.S. Marshals last month as he arrived for an interview at Lynnfield Public School headquarters, was ordered held without bail Tuesday.

Rivera, 54, had been on the run since 1987 after he pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking and 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 captured after he applied for a job as a substitute teacher in Lynnfield. The district ran a routine Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and contacted author…

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