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Franklin Police capture Georgia ‘Romance Fraud Fugitive’ at Cool Springs hotel

Post Date:05/22/2019 2:00 PM

John Martin Hill
Age: 34
Fort Mill, SC

Acting on a tip, Tuesday night, Franklin Police arrested a Georgia fugitive at the Cool Springs Marriott.

John Martin Hill, wanted out of Gwinnett County, attempted to evade arriving Franklin Police Officers by darting into a hotel conference room and hiding under a table. Officers ordered Hill from under that table and arrested him.

Hill is being held as a fugitive from justice, on a $500,000 bond, in the Williamson County Jail. Georgia authorities are working out the details of Hill’s extradition.

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