A Florida man is arrested in a Dartmouth motel.

Dartmouth Police Spokesman Detective Kyle Costa says 44-year-old George Bryan Smelcer of Panama City, Florida, was arrested at the Moby Dick Motel on Route 6 Thursday morning for outstanding warants associated with sex and drug crimes out of Alabama.

Smelcer is charged with being a fugitive from justice and is being arraigned Thursday afternoon in New Bedford District Court.