Austin, Texas (KWKT) — A Texas Most Wanted sex offender was arrested in Dallas.
Juan Jesus Martinez, 62, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday, June 28. Martinez has had a violent past that includes aggravated kidnapping and rape, and he was wanted for parole violation and sex offense against child-fondling.
A tip led investigators to a Dallas location where Martinez was arrested without incident. Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations, Texas Highway Patrol, and U.S.. Marshal Service North Texas Fugitive Task Force assisted in the arrest.
The arrest was a result of a tip.
So far in 2013, DPS and other agencies have arrested 21 of Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders, including eight gang members that resulted in arrests.