Oprah helps nab fugitive sex offender
William Barney was convicted in Las Vegas in 2000 on 10 counts of lewdness with a minor. He was accused of committing sex acts with a boy from 1994 through 2000, beginning when the boy was just 12 years old.
A federal arrest warrant was issued for Barney after he fled in 2000.
After Oprah's show, tips starting coming in and FBI officials determined Barney had fled to Mexico. They worked with authorities there who located Barney in Ensenada and returned him to US custody.
Good job Oprah!