Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in California after 15 years

ByCypress Creek Mirror
Monday, January 12, 2015

HOUSTON -- John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in now in custody after being captured on Jan. 5 in California. Volker, who had eluded law enforcement for nearly 15 years, was wanted for probation violation. The arrest was not the result of a tip, and no reward will be paid.

Volker was arrested by the Long Beach Police Department for disorderly conduct, and he will be extradited back to Texas. His criminal history includes indecency with a child-sexual contact, involving two young girls. For more information, see his captured bulletin by clicking here.

Volker's apprehension marks the first Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive arrest in 2015. Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.

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