Brian Chasnoff - Express-News
In fact, Bradley “Butch” and Luann Chase were fugitives, having fled Evansville, Ind., nearly a decade ago after charges of child molestation that earned them a spot in the annals of “America's Most Wanted.”
Judy Balson, 64, said it took her awhile to connect the photographs with the Chases, who both had cut their long hair since their arrests in 2000.
“My thought was to go into action,” Balson said. “There are kids right across the street from them.”
“I did it mostly more for my husband,” she said, according to the report. “My husband is very threatening, very controlling.”
Marcello Saldaña said his parents hired the couple to work at Glorious Homes, a boarding home for disabled veterans, after conducting background checks on their identities, which they provided as Gary and Lisa Nelson.
“They came up clean,” Saldaña said. “We thought we had the proper resources to make sure everything was done thoroughly. I'm in total shock.”
“They did go to church and pray and stuff,” he said.
“My eyes kept going up and down her face,” she said.
She called police the next morning.
He received five stitches at a hospital and continued insisting Sunday that his name was Gary Nelson, Rios said.