Most Wanted Sex Offender Caught


POSTED: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 3:38pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 8:23am

HIDALGO CO.- An Hidalgo County native who was on the state's most wanted sex offender has been arrested.

Antonio Garcia,35, was captured in San Antonio on Monday afternoon at 1248 S. Saint Mary's Street.  According to the Department of Public Safety, Garcia was wanted for failing to comply with sex offender registration requirements in Harris County and has been on the run since 2007.

DPS Criminal Investigations Agents said he spent time in prison for his part in the brutal gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in Hidalgo County in 1993.

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