Convicted child rapist extradited back to Lorain County
LORAIN, Ohio — A man convicted of a horrific crime has been extradited back to Lorain County, according to the sheriff’s website.
Devante Gibbs, 24, was booked into the Lorain County Jail before 9 p.m. on Friday.
He was arrested earlier this month by U.S. Marshals in California. He tried to run, but was quickly taken into custody.
Prior to his arrest, Gibbs had been a fugitive after fleeing from the Lorain County Justice Center on February 10. He was convicted of rape, kidnapping, child endangering and felonious assault.
His victim was 2 years old.