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Most wanted sex offender extradited to Arizona

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A sex offender on Arizona's Most Wanted list has arrived in Yavapai County after being extradited from Oregon.

Eric McNeill was arrested in Klamath County, Ore. by US Marshals on September 19, 2012. He was booked into the Camp Verde Detention Center Thursday after completing the extradition process.

McNeill was charged with 10 counts including sexual conduct with a minor, sexual assault, and child molestation. Bond has been set at $250,000.

Authorities say McNeill victimized numerous children, ages 4 to 17. His offenses date back to 1972 with the most recent offense reported in September of 2011, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said.

McNeill's case was profiled on America's Most Wanted on September 14, 2012. Viewer tips led Marshals to the southern Oregon area.

On September 19, Marshals spotted McNeill's vehicle at a roadside campground and issued a traffic stop on his vehicle. He was taken into custody without incident.

Anyone with information on this case could contact 1-800-932-3232.

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