Police catch accused child abuser hiding in rural Idaho

By John L. Braese

And Les Zaitz

The Enterprise

Police on Tuesday arrested fugitive Douglas R. Villines in Idaho after a two-week hunt to find and arrest him on charges from Malheur County of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl.

Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe said Villines, 42, was arrested at a home in the rural area of Mann Creek, about 10 miles north of Weiser.

Wolfe said law enforcement tracked Villines to the house, ordered him out late Tuesday afternoon, and he refused. Police officers entered, searched, and found Villines, taking him into custody without . . .