Published: Oct 03, 2012 11:30 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla.--Lee County deputies arrested a Cape Coral man accused of murdering a police officer 16-years ago.


Authorities said 36-year-old Scott Sica shot and killed Sgt. Greg Martin during a traffic stop in 1996. Sica had a warrant out of North Carolina and was arrested at his home, on the two-thousand block of Ottersrest Lane in Cape Coral, Wednesday night.


The Lee County Sheriff's Office worked with North Carolina for several months to close this case.