Tip leads to sex offender arrest

Robert Garcia, 45, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, and authorities were concerned that he was a high-risk sex offender who was likely to reoffend.

June 28, 2011 12:42:05 PM PDT
A Lubbock man who was added Monday to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender list was arrested Tuesday morning in Slaton by DPS Criminal Investigations agents and Texas Highway Patrol troopers. The arrest was as a result of tip called into authorities, and the anonymous tipster will receive a $1,000 cash reward from the Governor's Criminal Justice Division for providing the information, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Robert Garcia, 45, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, and authorities were concerned that he was a high-risk sex offender who was likely to reoffend.


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