Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Sex Offender Located and Arrested by U.S. Marshals

Tyler, TX – Justin Lee Paul, 27, was wanted for a TX Parole Violation for the original offense of Aggravated Sex Assault of a Child. On 8/30/15, at 12:00 pm, the U.S. Marshal’s Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETTF) officers arrested Paul in Jacksonville, Texas. Paul is also a registered sex offender that was not in compliance with his sex offender registration requirements.

During the week of August 23, 2015 Paul was featured in the Tyler Morning Telegraph as a person wanted by the United States Marshals Service for a parole violation out of the State of Texas. The JETTF developed information that he was in the Jacksonville, Texas area. Paul was located and arrested without an incident. Paul was transported and booked into the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department.

US Marshal Robert Hobbs stated “the continued success in tracking down fugitives throughout East Texas is greatly enhanced by the local law enforcement agencies participating on the JETTF, and I would also like to give specific recognition to the Texas DPS, Jacksonville PD, and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this arrest.”

The JETTF Participating agencies working on this case include the TDCJ-OIG, Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Tyler Police Department, and the USMS.

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