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Jester Jarquin-Martinez
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Jacksonville Man Faces Extradition on Aggravated Battery Charge

27-year-old Jester Jarquin-Martinez of Jacksonville, Florida was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (November 29) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. He was also placed on a detainer by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement. Jarquin-Martinez is wanted by authorities in Palm Beach County, Florida for aggravated battery.

Following his arrest Wednesday, the suspect was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000, secured. He was scheduled to make an appearance in District Court today in Newton.