Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of sex offender
POSTED: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 10:14am
UPDATED: Friday, January 24, 2014 - 9:19am
WESLACO, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Weslaco police arrested a man wanted for not registering as a sex offender after receiving a tip through Crime Stoppers on his whereabouts.
On Tuesday, January 21st, Weslaco police received a tip on the whereabouts of Serafin Esquivel Garnica, 28, who was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender.
Garnica was located at a residence near Mile 15 ½ North, 5 ¾ West and after a short foot chase, he was apprehended and placed under arrest.
A municipal judge charged Garnica with failure to comply with registering as a sex offender and evading arrest and handed a $35,000 bond.